\ ˈslip-ˌȯn How to pronounce slip-on (audio) , -ˌän \

Definition of slip-on

: an article of clothing that is easily slipped on or off: such as
a : a glove or shoe without fastenings
b : a garment (such as a girdle) that one steps into and pulls up
c : pullover

First Known Use of slip-on

1815, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of slip-on was in 1815

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Cite this Entry

“Slip-on.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of slip-on

: a shoe that does not have ties, buckles, etc., and that you can put on or take off very easily


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