non·​slip ˌnän-ˈslip How to pronounce nonslip (audio)
: designed to reduce or prevent slipping

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web This desk bike’s table surface is nonslip, which helps keep items from falling, though smaller than FlexiSpot’s offering. Kevin Cortez, Popular Mechanics, 9 Feb. 2023 Insulated winter hiking boots with nonslip soles are key to staying warm and dry—and to avoid sliding on the ice. Madison Flager, Condé Nast Traveler, 18 Jan. 2023 Our take: This device is highly adjustable, including its angles of stretch and how much of the board is covered by nonslip material. Chicago Tribune, 10 Jan. 2023 There are also nonslip feet to keep the ladder stable. Camryn Rabideau, Popular Mechanics, 6 Aug. 2022 This indoor stationary bike from Yosuda has an adjustable nonslip handlebar, padded seat, and a range of resistance for a comfortable, yet sweat-inducing ride. Kylee Mcguigan, Popular Mechanics, 9 Nov. 2022 There are also bath mats treated with nonslip coatings, but the gripping properties could potentially wear off with extended use and washing. Amanda Constantine, Good Housekeeping, 31 Oct. 2022 The oven mitts and pot holders are made of soft, quilted cotton, with a nonslip silicone grip, and can resist temperatures up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit. Kylee Mcguigan, Popular Mechanics, 8 Sep. 2022 Complete with nonslip handles and a safety guard to help keep you from trimming too low, these professional-grade clippers from Boshel will help ensure that neither you nor your pet get hurt during the trimming process. Corinne Sullivan, Woman's Day, 8 Sep. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1901, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonslip was in 1901

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Cite this Entry

“Nonslip.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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