Definition of slip out
- The hammer slipped out of my hands.
- We'll slip out (through) the back door.
- I didn't intend to tell them. It just slipped out.
: to move with a smooth sliding motion
: to move quietly and cautiously : steal
: elapse, pass
: a sloping ramp extending out into the water to serve as a place for landing or repairing ships
: a ship's or boat's berth between two piers
: the act or an instance of departing secretly or hurriedly
: a small shoot or twig cut for planting or grafting : scion
: descendant, offspring
: a long narrow strip of material
: to take cuttings from (a plant) : divide into slips
: a mixture of finely divided clay and water used especially by potters (as for casting or decorating wares or in cementing separately formed parts)
: in a direction away from the inside or center
: from among others
: eject, oust
: to identify publicly as being such secretly
: to become publicly known
used as a function word to indicate an outward movement
: situated outside : external
: situated at a distance : outlying
: one who is out of office or power or on the outside
: an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball
: in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats
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