slip out

phrasal verb
slipped out; slipping out; slips out

Definition of slip out

1 : to slide out The hammer slipped out of my hands.
2 : to leave a place without being noticed We'll slip out (through) the back door.
3 : to be said by mistake I didn't intend to tell them. It just slipped out.

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