Slipper meaning

slĭpər
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A low shoe that can be slipped on and off easily and usually worn indoors.
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A light, low shoe easily slipped onto the foot, esp. one for indoor wear.
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A low shoe that can be slipped on and off easily.
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Such a shoe intended for indoor use; a bedroom or house slipper.

Get out of bed, put on your slippers, and come downstairs.

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A person who slips.
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A kind of apron or pinafore for children.
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A kind of brake or shoe for a wagon wheel.
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(engineering) A piece, usually a plate, applied to a sliding piece, to receive wear and permit adjustment; a gib.
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A euphemism used to describe the plimsoll or gym shoe used in slippering.
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A form of corporal punishment where the buttocks is repeatedly struck with a plimsoll; "the slipper".
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(obsolete) Slippery.

O! trustless state of earthly things, and slipper hope / Of mortal men. "” Spenser.

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(UK, Australia, New Zealand) To repeatedly strike the buttocks with a plimsoll as corporal punishment.
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Origin of slipper

  • From slip.

    From Wiktionary