I'll be as quiet as a kitten in slippers as I creep up to the bedroom.
One minister who appeared in gold lace and dress sword for his first, and regularly appointed, official call on the president, was received - as he insisted with studied purpose - by Jefferson in negligent undress and slippers down at the heel.
When she finished, still attired in bathrobe and floppy slippers, and leaving a cloud of flour behind her, she crept upstairs to talk to Fred; a conversation that lasted thirty minutes.
The stone floors were drafty, so she put on slippers and padded into the bright hallway of her wing of the manor.
Slippers (irepauKai) were adopted from the East by women; shoes (E e13a&ES) were worn by the poorer classes.