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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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She does find slipcovering a viable option, especially for families with young kids, which is her situation.
Jason Oliver Nixon, co-owner of design firm Madcap Cottage, is a fan of saving old furniture through reupholstering and slipcovering. He points out that today, everything is over-scaled to fit larger homes, while vintage pieces are often more compact to fit smaller homes from decades past.
Rovit also decided that Sure Fit should present itself as the slipcovering expert.