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 Plus, the nonslip bottom keeps it in place without sliding around. Jayla Andrulonis,, 20 Oct. 2021 Better choices are nonslip vinyl, cork or bamboo and rubber flooring, which are all available in attractive styles that will fit with your home’s look. Richard A. Marini, San Antonio Express-News, 8 Oct. 2021 The durable doormat has a quick-dry design, easily cleans stubborn dirt off boots thanks to its coir fibers, and stays in place with its nonslip bottom. Sanah Faroke, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 Sep. 2021 These Xomiboe shower shoes are popular with Amazon shoppers because of their nonslip grip, lightweight and flexible design, and affordable price. Rebecca Carhart, Travel + Leisure, 30 May 2021 The toaster and coffee machine are too big for Oscar to shift, but canisters are affixed to the counter with a system of nonslip coasters and putty. Washington Post, 28 July 2021 The sleek and minimalist wooden design is made of recycled material and covered in a nonslip fabric that's resistant to heat, friction, and condensation from sweaty beverages. Andrea Marie,, 27 July 2021 Some mixing bowls have nonslip bases, spouts, and lids. Gina Vaynshteyn, Glamour, 22 July 2021 Squeeze bottles for dispensing oil, condiments, and syrups, and a sturdy cutting board with nonslip feet are in the new lineup., 8 June 2021

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First Known Use of nonslip

1901, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonslip was in 1901

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“Nonslip.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of nonslip

: made to prevent slipping : not allowing something to slide


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