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A fitted removable cover of cloth or other material for a piece of upholstered furniture.
tr.v. slip·cov·ered, slip·cov·er·ing, slip·cov·ers
To provide with slipcovers or a slipcover.


1. (Furniture) US and Canadian a fitted but easily removable cloth cover for a chair, sofa, etc. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): loose cover
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) US and Canadian a book jacket; dust cover


(ˈslɪpˌkʌv ər)

1. a cover, as for an upholstered chair or sofa, made so as to be easily removable.
2. a book jacket.
3. to cover with a slipcover.
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Noun1.slipcover - a removable fitted cloth covering for upholstered furnitureslipcover - a removable fitted cloth covering for upholstered furniture
cloth covering - a covering made of cloth


[ˈslɪpˌkʌvəʳ] n (Am) → fodera
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Our overstuffed, slipcovered recliner [from $1,395].
If the telephones, tea/kettle, even the raspong green/sofa's slipcovered twill could be/quieted.
Yet, I confess, thirty years ago when I made my living as a bookseller I sold copies of Bataille to consenting adults and precocious adolescents, and, starting with a pink slipcovered copy of Histoire de I'oeil, read some myself and more there-after while having my own experiences of "baseness" and "materiality" along the way.
Sure Fit will launch its largest in-store slipcover boutique -- a 52-square-foot space that will include major signage, slipcovered mini-chairs and floor-to-ceiling slipcovers.
Slipcovered chairs hold imprints of guests Beneath a wall of photograph skins.
CHRISTMAS CHIC: Rachel Ashwell's ``Shabby Chic'' decor - based on slipcovered sofas with comfy goosedown cushions - started as a decorating trend, but it's become a national lifestyle.
Ellis readily admitted that the slipcover trend has faded somewhat since its heyday in the early '90s, but she said that there would always be a market for slipcovered furniture.