Schleifer

noun
Schlei·​fer | \ ˈshlī-fər How to pronounce Schleifer (audio) \
plural Schleifers

Definition of Schleifer

: slide

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First Known Use of Schleifer

circa 1883, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Schleifer

borrowed from German, literally, “slider,” from schleifen “to drag, trail, slip” (going back to Middle High German sleifen, sleipfen, going back to Old High German sleifen, causative verb corresponding to Old High German slīfan “to slip, pass, decline”) + -er -er entry 2

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