over·​slip ˌō-vər-ˈslip How to pronounce overslip (audio)
overslipped; overslipping; overslips

transitive verb

: escape

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overslip was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Overslip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overslip. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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