Dictionary Results for slip


1. slip - noun

· a socially awkward or tactless act

Synonym(s): faux_pas, gaffe, solecism, gaucherie

Hypernym(s): blunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo




2. slip - noun

· a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.

Synonym(s): slip-up, miscue, parapraxis

Hypernym(s): mistake, error, fault




3. slip - noun

· potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics

Hypernym(s): potter%27s_clay, potter%27s_earth




4. slip - noun

· a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting

Synonym(s): cutting

Hypernym(s): stalk, stem




5. slip - noun

· a young and slender person; "he's a mere slip of a lad"

Hypernym(s): young_person, youth, younker, spring_chicken




6. slip - noun

· a place where a craft can be made fast

Synonym(s): mooring, moorage, berth

Hypernym(s): anchorage, anchorage_ground




7. slip - 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"

Synonym(s): trip

Hypernym(s): mishap, misadventure, mischance




8. slip - noun

· a slippery smoothness; "he could feel the slickness of the tiller"

Synonym(s): slickness, slick, slipperiness

Hypernym(s): smoothness




9. slip - noun

· artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material

Synonym(s): strip

Hypernym(s): artifact, artefact




10. slip - noun

· a small sheet of paper; "a receipt slip"; "a withdrawal slip"

Synonym(s): slip_of_paper

Hypernym(s): sheet, piece_of_paper, sheet_of_paper




11. slip - noun

· a woman's sleeveless undergarment

Synonym(s): chemise, shimmy, shift, teddy

Hypernym(s): undergarment, unmentionable




12. slip - noun

· bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow; "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase"

Synonym(s): case, pillowcase, pillow_slip

Hypernym(s): bed_linen




13. slip - noun

· an unexpected slide

Synonym(s): skid, sideslip

Hypernym(s): slide, glide, coast




14. slip - noun

· a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air

Synonym(s): sideslip

Hypernym(s): flight_maneuver, airplane_maneuver




15. slip - noun

· the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)

Synonym(s): elusion, eluding

Hypernym(s): evasion




16. slip - verb

· move stealthily; "The ship slipped away in the darkness"

Synonym(s): steal

Hypernym(s): move




17. slip - verb

· insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly; "He slipped some money into the waiter's hand"

Hypernym(s): insert, enclose, inclose, stick_in, put_in, introduce




18. slip - verb

· move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"

Synonym(s): skid, slue, slew, slide

Hypernym(s): glide




19. slip - verb

· get worse; "My grades are slipping"

Synonym(s): drop_off, drop_away, fall_away

Hypernym(s): worsen, decline




20. slip - verb

· move smoothly and easily; "the bolt slipped into place"; "water slipped from the polished marble"

Hypernym(s): escape, get_away, break_loose




21. slip - verb

· to make a mistake or be incorrect

Synonym(s): err, mistake




22. slip - verb

· pass on stealthily; "He slipped me the key when nobody was looking"

Synonym(s): sneak

Hypernym(s): pass, hand, reach, pass_on, turn_over, give




23. slip - verb

· move easily; "slip into something comfortable"

Hypernym(s): move




24. slip - verb

· cause to move with a smooth or sliding motion; "he slipped the bolt into place"

Hypernym(s): move, displace




25. slip - verb

· pass out of one's memory

Synonym(s): slip_one%27s_mind

Hypernym(s): forget, block, blank_out, draw_a_blank




26. slip - verb

· move out of position; "dislocate joints"; "the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically"

Synonym(s): dislocate, luxate, splay

Hypernym(s): move, displace





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