ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-slip (audio)
variants or less commonly antislip
: designed to prevent slips or to be resistant to slipping
placed an anti-slip mat in the shower

Examples of anti-slip in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The palms and fingers are double-coated with an anti-slip grip made of sandy latex for slip protection, which is especially important when working in wet conditions. Rachel Ahrnsen, Better Homes & Gardens, 11 Apr. 2024 It’s made to sustain drops as well as water submersion and has an anti-slip handle. Samantha Leal, Travel + Leisure, 31 Mar. 2024 There’s even an anti-slip ring on each one, so everything will stay in place. Amy Schulman, Peoplemag, 29 Mar. 2024 Each piece is made of a steel frame with all-weather rattan and features anti-slip silicone and adjustable feet to keep it in place. Bridget Degnan, Southern Living, 7 Mar. 2024 Gizmo coated the two-person seat with anti-slip treatment, so snow pants-laden kiddos don’t slide all over the place. Heather Balogh Rochfort, Parents, 26 Feb. 2024 This faux fur rug has the look of real sheepskin, and the anti-slip backing stayed put no matter what. Moriah Mason, Southern Living, 28 Jan. 2024 The bottom of the bed is made of anti-slip and anti-scratch materials to keep it in place and help prevent it from scuffing up floors. Isabel Garcia, Peoplemag, 18 Jan. 2024 The waterproof exterior of these boots is great for classic winter weather, while a wide toe box and anti-slip soles contribute to the comfort and functionality of these everyday boots. Merrell Readman, Travel + Leisure, 7 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-slip was in 1900

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“Anti-slip.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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