non·​slip | \ ˌnän-ˈslip How to pronounce nonslip (audio) \

Definition of nonslip

: designed to reduce or prevent slipping

Examples of nonslip in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ruggable is a two-piece rug system that consists of a nonslip mat and a rug cover. Kai Burkhardt, CNN Underscored, "Why everyone needs a Ruggable, the machine-washable rug," 7 Oct. 2020 Some mats feature nonslip detail on their underside only, while others have dual-sided texture. Sian Babish,, "The best yoga mat of 2020," 22 Sep. 2020 The nonslip grips on the bottom kept the mat firmly planted, too. Adrienne Donica, Popular Mechanics, "A Whole Lot of Engineering Went Into Our Top Tested Sleeping Pad," 9 July 2020 There’s a cutout on the back for easy wire management, and the stand itself is made from a durable rubber and plastic composite with a nonslip bottom, so the Echo Dot won’t move around even when pumping out tunes. Jacob Krol, CNN Underscored, "Set your Echo Dot down between Baby Yoda’s ears," 30 July 2020 But this plastic is durable with a protective nonslip exterior and snap-tight silicone strap. Rachel King, Fortune, "The must-have gear, gadgets, and accessories for safer summer travel," 3 July 2020 This set has thought of everything, from the nonslip bottom and handle to the pouring spout and high walls that keep spatters in the bowl. Dana Holmes, CNN Underscored, "Everything you need to make Funfetti dip at home," 25 June 2020 There are two options in the box, a nonslip mat that sits on your dashboard or a suction cup mount. Dallas News, "Lighting up the darkness," 21 May 2020 The Ovente also features an LED light and nonslip feet. Popular Science, "The best hot plates for cooking without a kitchen," 11 Mar. 2020

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'nonslip.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of nonslip

1901, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about nonslip

Time Traveler for nonslip

Time Traveler

The first known use of nonslip was in 1901

See more words from the same year

Statistics for nonslip

Last Updated

13 Oct 2020

Cite this Entry

“Nonslip.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for nonslip


How to pronounce nonslip (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of nonslip

: made to prevent slipping : not allowing something to slide

Comments on nonslip

What made you want to look up nonslip? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!