slip/escape someone's mind

Definition of slip/escape someone's mind

  1. :  to not be remembered by someone His name slips/escapes my mind at the moment.

Word by Word Definitions

slipplay
  1. :  to move with a smooth sliding motion

    :  to move quietly and cautiously :  steal

    :  elapse, pass

  1. :  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

  1. :  a small shoot or twig cut for planting or grafting :  scion

    :  descendant, offspring

    :  a long narrow strip of material

  1. :  to take cuttings from (a plant) :  divide into slips

  1. :  a mixture of finely divided clay and water used especially by potters (as for casting or decorating wares or in cementing separately formed parts)

escapeplay
  1. :  to get away (as by flight)

    :  to issue from confinement

    :  to run wild from cultivation

  1. :  an act or instance of escaping: such as

    :  flight from confinement

    :  evasion of something undesirable

  1. :  providing a means of escape

    :  providing a means of evading a regulation, claim, or commitment

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

mindplay
  1. :  recollection, memory

    :  the element or complex (see 1complex 1) of elements in an individual that feels, perceives, thinks, wills, and especially reasons

    :  the conscious mental events and capabilities in an organism

  1. :  remind

    :  remember

    :  to attend to closely


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