on the slide

Definition of on the slide

chiefly British

  1. :  becoming worse in condition Her career has been on the slide for a couple of years.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move smoothly along a surface :  slip

    :  to coast over snow or ice

    :  to fall or dive feetfirst or headfirst when approaching a base

  1. :  an act or instance of sliding

    :  a musical grace of two or more small notes

    :  portamento

Seen and Heard

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


a frightening dream

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