nip slip

variants: or nip-slip \ ˈnip-​ˌslip How to pronounce nip-slip (audio) \
plural nip slips or nip-slips

Definition of nip slip

: accidental and usually public exposure of a woman's nipple The Oscars is an elegant event, but even a classy affair couldn't stop an inevitable nip slip.— Ashleigh Schmitz As most know, Super Bowl coverage in the past has seen its fair share of turmoil. Most infamously, Janet Jackson's legendary nip-slip of 2004 almost cost CBS more than $500,000 in Federal Communications Commission fines.— Lee McDade

First Known Use of nip slip

2002, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nip slip

nip short for nipple

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“Nip slip.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 7 December 2019.

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