Slidder meaning

(obsolete) Slippery.
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(dialectal or archaic) To slip or slide, especially clumsily, or in a gingerly, timorous way.

He sliddered down as best as he could.

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Origin of slidder

  • From Middle English slyderen, slidren, from Old English sliderian (“to slip”), from Proto-Germanic *slidrōną (“to slide”), from Proto-Indo-European *sleidh- (“to slip”). Cognate with Middle Dutch slideren (“to drag, train”), German schlittern (“to slip, slide”).

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  • From Middle English slider, from Old English slidor (“slippery”), from Proto-Germanic *slidaraz, *slidraz (“slippery”), from Proto-Indo-European *sleidh- (“to slip, glide”). Related to Old English slīdan (“to slide”). More at slide.

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