• (n.) To move along the surface of a thing without bounding, rolling, or stepping; to slide; to glide.
  • (n.) To slide; to lose one's footing or one's hold; not to tread firmly; as, it is necessary to walk carefully lest the foot should slip.
  • (n.) To move or fly (out of place); to shoot; -- often with out, off, etc.; as, a bone may slip out of its place.
  • (n.) To depart, withdraw, enter, appear, intrude, or escape as if by sliding; to go or come in a quiet, furtive manner; as, some errors slipped into the work.
  • (n.) To err; to fall into error or fault.
  • (v. t.) To cause to move smoothly and quickly; to slide; to convey gently or secretly.
  • (v. t.) To omit; to loose by negligence.
  • (v. t.) To cut slips from; to cut; to take off; to make a slip or slips of; as, to slip a piece of cloth or paper.
  • (v. t.) To let loose in pursuit of game, as a greyhound.
  • (v. t.) To cause to slip or slide off, or out of place; as, a horse slips his bridle; a dog slips his collar.
  • (v. t.) To bring forth (young) prematurely; to slink.
  • (n.) The act of slipping; as, a slip on the ice.
  • (n.) An unintentional error or fault; a false step.
  • (n.) A twig separated from the main stock; a cutting; a scion; hence, a descendant; as, a slip from a vine.
  • (n.) A slender piece; a strip; as, a slip of paper.
  • (n.) A leash or string by which a dog is held; -- so called from its being made in such a manner as to slip, or become loose, by relaxation of the hand.
  • (n.) An escape; a secret or unexpected desertion; as, to give one the slip.
  • (n.) A portion of the columns of a newspaper or other work struck off by itself; a proof from a column of type when set up and in the galley.
  • (n.) Any covering easily slipped on.
  • (n.) A loose garment worn by a woman.
  • (n.) A child's pinafore.
  • (n.) An outside covering or case; as, a pillow slip.
  • (n.) The slip or sheath of a sword, and the like.
  • (n.) A counterfeit piece of money, being brass covered with silver.
  • (n.) Matter found in troughs of grindstones after the grinding of edge tools.
  • (n.) Potter's clay in a very liquid state, used for the decoration of ceramic ware, and also as a cement for handles and other applied parts.
  • (n.) A particular quantity of yarn.
  • (n.) An inclined plane on which a vessel is built, or upon which it is hauled for repair.
  • (n.) An opening or space for vessels to lie in, between wharves or in a dock; as, Peck slip.
  • (n.) A narrow passage between buildings.
  • (n.) A long seat or narrow pew in churches, often without a door.
  • (n.) A dislocation of a lead, destroying continuity.
  • (n.) The motion of the center of resistance of the float of a paddle wheel, or the blade of an oar, through the water horozontally, or the difference between a vessel's actual speed and the speed which she would have if the propelling instrument acted upon a solid; also, the velocity, relatively to still water, of the backward current of water produced by the propeller.
  • (n.) A fish, the sole.
  • (n.) A fielder stationed on the off side and to the rear of the batsman. There are usually two of them, called respectively short slip, and long slip.

Compare slip with other words:

slip vs. snip

slip vs. slop

flip vs. slip

skip vs. slip

sip vs. slip

clip vs. slip

slap vs. slip

lip vs. slip

slip vs. slit

slim vs. slip

sleep vs. slip

drift vs. slip

slip vs. slipperiness

slip vs. twinning

side vs. slip

skate vs. slip

slidder vs. slip

gillyflower vs. slip

chitty vs. slip

slip vs. underglaze

ship vs. slip

slip vs. totter

mobile vs. slip

escape vs. slip

slip vs. steal

slip vs. walk

fade vs. slip

null vs. slip

slid vs. slip

skid vs. slip

scape vs. slip

slip vs. streaky

sgraffito vs. slip

petticoat vs. slip

slip vs. sneak

crupper vs. slip

macule vs. slip

slip vs. slipping

outfield vs. slip

epicycloid vs. slip

cycloid vs. slip

hypocycloid vs. slip

bowline vs. slip

gully vs. slip

compact vs. slip

labile vs. slip

joggle vs. slip

dock vs. slip

goof vs. slip

slip vs. slipshod

slip vs. slippage

slip vs. slippery

slip vs. thinko

slip vs. stumble

lapse vs. slip

fluff vs. slip

fault vs. slip

defect vs. slip

blunder vs. slip

blooper vs. slip

fielder vs. slip

deflected vs. slip

catch vs. slip

position vs. slip

fielding vs. slip

cure vs. slip

propeller vs. slip

moor vs. slip

berth vs. slip

mistake vs. slip

shift vs. slip

dress vs. slip

skirt vs. slip

blanching vs. slip

slip vs. tomato

peach vs. slip

skin vs. slip

down vs. slip

quarry vs. slip

secretively vs. slip

slip vs. worsen

quickly vs. slip

pass vs. slip

covertly vs. slip

err vs. slip

slide vs. slip

paper vs. slip

slip vs. young

scion vs. slip

descendant vs. slip

cutting vs. slip

shoot vs. slip

slip vs. water

slip vs. twig

clay vs. slip

slime vs. slip

rake vs. slip

gaffe vs. slip

cross vs. slip