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slip·per

 (slĭp′ər)
n.
A low shoe that can be slipped on and off easily and is usually worn indoors.

slip′pered (slĭp′ərd) adj.

slipper

(ˈslɪpə)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a light shoe of some soft material, for wearing around the house
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a woman's evening or dancing shoe
3. (Cricket) cricket informal a fielder in the slip position
vb
(tr) informal to hit or beat with a slipper
ˈslippered adj
ˈslipper-ˌlike adj

slip•per

(ˈslɪp ər)

n.
any light, low-cut shoe into which the foot may be easily slipped, for wear in the home, for dancing, etc.
[1470–80]

slipper


Past participle: slippered
Gerund: slippering

Imperative
slipper
slipper
Present
I slipper
you slipper
he/she/it slippers
we slipper
you slipper
they slipper
Preterite
I slippered
you slippered
he/she/it slippered
we slippered
you slippered
they slippered
Present Continuous
I am slippering
you are slippering
he/she/it is slippering
we are slippering
you are slippering
they are slippering
Present Perfect
I have slippered
you have slippered
he/she/it has slippered
we have slippered
you have slippered
they have slippered
Past Continuous
I was slippering
you were slippering
he/she/it was slippering
we were slippering
you were slippering
they were slippering
Past Perfect
I had slippered
you had slippered
he/she/it had slippered
we had slippered
you had slippered
they had slippered
Future
I will slipper
you will slipper
he/she/it will slipper
we will slipper
you will slipper
they will slipper
Future Perfect
I will have slippered
you will have slippered
he/she/it will have slippered
we will have slippered
you will have slippered
they will have slippered
Future Continuous
I will be slippering
you will be slippering
he/she/it will be slippering
we will be slippering
you will be slippering
they will be slippering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been slippering
you have been slippering
he/she/it has been slippering
we have been slippering
you have been slippering
they have been slippering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been slippering
you will have been slippering
he/she/it will have been slippering
we will have been slippering
you will have been slippering
they will have been slippering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been slippering
you had been slippering
he/she/it had been slippering
we had been slippering
you had been slippering
they had been slippering
Conditional
I would slipper
you would slipper
he/she/it would slipper
we would slipper
you would slipper
they would slipper
Past Conditional
I would have slippered
you would have slippered
he/she/it would have slippered
we would have slippered
you would have slippered
they would have slippered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slipper - low footwear that can be slipped on and off easilyslipper - low footwear that can be slipped on and off easily; usually worn indoors
bootee, bootie - a slipper that is soft and wool (for babies)
footgear, footwear - covering for a person's feet
scuff, mule - a slipper that has no fitting around the heel
2.slipper - a person who slips or slides because of loss of traction
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
snowboarder - someone who slides down snow-covered slopes while standing on a snowboard

slipper

noun carpet slipper, mule, moccasin, bedroom slipper, house-shoe She rushed from the scene in dressing gown and slippers.
Translations
خُف، شِبْشِبشِبْشِب
pantofelpapučetrepkabačkora
hjemmeskoslippers
tohvelitossu
papuča
mamuszpapucs
inniskór
スリッパ
실내화
čība
copata
toffla
รองเท้าสวมเดินในบ้าน
dép

slipper

[ˈslɪpəʳ] N
1. (for foot) → zapatilla f, pantufla f (esp LAm)
a pair of slippersunas zapatillas
2. (Tech) → zapata f, patín m

slipper

[ˈslɪpər] nchausson m, pantoufle f
a pair of slippers → une paire de chaussons, une paire de pantoufles

slipper

n (= bedroom slipper)Pantoffel m, → Hausschuh m; (= dancing slipper)Pumps m, → Slipper m

slipper

[ˈslɪpəʳ] npantofola

slip1

(slip) past tense, past participle slipped verb
1. to slide accidentally and lose one's balance or footing. I slipped and fell on the path.
2. to slide, or drop, out of the right position or out of control. The plate slipped out of my grasp.
3. to drop in standard. I'm sorry about my mistake – I must be slipping!
4. to move quietly especially without being noticed. She slipped out of the room.
5. to escape from. The dog had slipped its lead and disappeared.
6. to put or pass (something) with a quick, light movement. She slipped the letter back in its envelope.
noun
1. an act of slipping. Her sprained ankle was a result of a slip on the path.
2. a usually small mistake. Everyone makes the occasional slip.
3. a kind of undergarment worn under a dress; a petticoat.
4. (also ˈslipway) a sloping platform next to water used for building and launching ships.
ˈslipper noun
a loose, soft kind of shoe for wearing indoors.
ˈslippery adjective
1. so smooth as to cause slipping. The path is slippery – watch out!
2. not trustworthy. He's rather a slippery character.
ˈslipperiness noun
slip road
a road for joining or leaving a motorway.
ˈslipshod adjective
(of work etc) untidy; careless. The teacher told him his work was slipshod.
give (someone) the slip
to escape from or avoid (someone) in a secretive manner. The crooks gave the policemen the slip.
let slip
1. to miss (an opportunity etc). I let the chance slip, unfortunately.
2. to say (something) unintentionally. She let slip some remark about my daughter.
slip into
to put on (clothes) quickly. She slipped into her nightdress.
slip off
1. to take (clothes) off quickly. Slip off your shoe.
2. to move away noiselessly or hurriedly. We'll slip off when no-one's looking.
slip on
to put on (clothes) quickly.
slip up to make a mistake; to fail to do something: They certainly slipped up badly over the new appointment (noun ˈslip-up)

slipper

شِبْشِب bačkora hjemmesko Pantoffel παντόφλα zapatilla tohveli chausson papuča pantofola スリッパ 실내화 slipper tøffel pantofel chinelo тапочек toffla รองเท้าสวมเดินในบ้าน terlik dép 拖鞋
References in classic literature ?
But I had to have it; so I went down on my hands and knees, with one slipper on and the other in my hand, and began to paw gently around and rake the floor, but with no success.
In another moment he was flying down the street with his pail and a tingling rear, Tom was whitewashing with vigor, and Aunt Polly was retiring from the field with a slipper in her hand and triumph in her eye.
Why not," it said, "buy the petticoat, find out the name of its owner, and, instead of seeking a vague Golden Girl, make up your mind doggedly to find and marry her, or, failing that, carry the petticoat with you, as a sort of Cinderella's slipper, try it on any girl you happen to fancy, and marry her it exactly fits?
Suddenly the poor duenna felt two hands seize her by the throat, so tightly that she could not croak, while some one else, without uttering a word, very briskly hoisted up her petticoats, and with what seemed to be a slipper began to lay on so heartily that anyone would have felt pity for her; but although Don Quixote felt it he never stirred from his bed, but lay quiet and silent, nay apprehensive that his turn for a drubbing might be coming.
In the road lay a group of three charred bodies close together, struck dead by the Heat-Ray; and here and there were things that people had dropped--a clock, a slipper, a silver spoon, and the like poor valuables.
A fine and white stocking, a silken robe, a lace kerchief, a pretty slipper on the foot, a tasty ribbon on the head do not make an ugly woman pretty, but they make a pretty woman beautiful, without reckoning the hands, which gain by all this; the hands, among women particularly, to be beautiful must be idle.
And D'Artagnan retired, but as he passed out he glanced at the curtain through which the queen had entered and at the bottom of the tapestry he remarked the tip of a velvet slipper.
Look what a tawdry and vulgar thing an embroidered slipper is on a woman's foot.
All that appertained to her haunted me with the same awful intimacy, her whole form in the familiar pose, her very substance in its colour and texture, her eyes, her lips, the gleam of her teeth, the tawny mist of her hair, the smoothness of her forehead, the faint scent that she used, the very shape, feel, and warmth of her high-heeled slipper that would sometimes in the heat of the discussion drop on the floor with a crash, and which I would (always in the heat of the discussion) pick up and toss back on the couch without ceasing to argue.
But with me there is a limit, and when I find a man who keeps his cigars in the coal-scuttle, his tobacco in the toe end of a Persian slipper, and his unanswered correspondence transfixed by a jack-knife into the very centre of his wooden mantelpiece, then I begin to give myself virtuous airs.
When night came she wanted to go home; and the king's son would go with her, and said to himself, 'I will not lose her this time'; but, however, she again slipped away from him, though in such a hurry that she dropped her left golden slipper upon the stairs.
The diagrams, the violin-case, and the pipe-rack-- even the Persian slipper which contained the tobacco--all met my eyes as I glanced round me.