slip

What are the synonyms for slip?

Synonyms for slip

slip-up gaffe pillowcase shift slickness mooring miscue solecism pillow slip teddy slick moorage elusion parapraxis gaucherie chemise slip of paper slipperiness berth eluding faux pas sideslip skid case shimmy strip trip cutting drop off dislocate err slide drop away luxate mistake steal fall away splay slue sneak slip one's mind slew

Definitions for slip

  • noun - the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)
  • noun - a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
  • noun - a socially awkward or tactless act
  • noun - a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air
  • verb - insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly; "He slipped some money into the waiter's hand"
  • verb - get worse; "My grades are slipping"
  • noun - an unexpected slide
  • verb - move out of position; "dislocate joints"; "the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically"
  • verb - pass out of one's memory
  • verb - to make a mistake or be incorrect
  • verb - move obliquely or sideways
  • verb - move stealthily; "The ship slipped away in the darkness"
  • verb - move smoothly and easily; "the bolt slipped into place"; "water slipped from the polished marble"
  • verb - cause to move with a smooth or sliding motion; "he slipped the bolt into place"
  • verb - move easily; "slip into something comfortable"
  • verb - pass on stealthily; "He slipped me the key when nobody was looking"
  • noun - bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow; "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase"
  • noun - a woman's sleeveless undergarment
  • noun - a small sheet of paper; "a receipt slip"
  • noun - artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
  • noun - a slippery smoothness; "he could feel the slickness of the tiller"
  • noun - an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills"
  • noun - a place where a craft can be made fast
  • noun - a young and slender person; "he's a mere slip of a lad"
  • noun - a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
  • noun - potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics
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    Antonyms for slip

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    Holonyms for slip

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    Hypernyms for slip

    youth stem error bloomer fuckup boo-boo glide sheet artefact mischance younker potter's clay fault bungle flub flight maneuver coast bed linen piece of paper smoothness anchorage spring chicken potter's earth evasion blunder pratfall botch airplane maneuver undergarment sheet of paper mishap anchorage ground stalk mistake blooper foul-up boner slide unmentionable artifact misadventure young person enclose introduce forget escape hand give inclose worsen block get away reach stick in decline move blank out break loose pass on insert put in displace draw a blank pass turn over

    Hyponyms for slip

    cramp leading screed weather strip spill cramp iron mullion stay weatherstrip tumble Freudian slip band reef ribbon tab weather stripping fall ring lead typewriter ribbon tape weatherstripping quickset backslide trip up skid misremember misjudge side-slip stumble fall for lapse slip up submarine

    Meronyms for slip

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    Sounds like slip

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