slipcover

noun
slip·​cov·​er | \ ˈslip-ˌkə-vər How to pronounce slipcover (audio) \

Definition of slipcover

: a cover that may be slipped off and on specifically : a removable covering for an article of furniture

Examples of slipcover in a Sentence

We put a slipcover on the sofa.
Recent Examples on the Web Airbus unveiled a stopgap solution over the summer: The company designed a waterproof slipcover that should be fitted over the center console, shielding the electronic components during flight. Jackie Wattles, CNN, "Coffee spills in the cockpit can be dangerous. The solution is some plastic, for now," 30 Sep. 2020 The multi-layered design keeps your phone safe from the dust and dirt too, fit with an inner hard shell and outer slipcover and holster. Benjamin Levin, CNN Underscored, "Here’s your how-to guide on keeping your phone clean," 17 Aug. 2020 The book will be released as a standard trade hardcover and in an autographed deluxe edition, listed for $250, that will be clothbound and contained within a slipcover. Hillel Italie, chicagotribune.com, "Former President Bush pays tribute to immigrants in new book," 6 Aug. 2020 The book will be released as a standard trade hardcover and in an autographed deluxe edition, listed for $250, that will be clothbound and contained within a slipcover. Hillel Italie, Star Tribune, "Former President Bush pays tribute to immigrants in new book," 6 Aug. 2020 Then picture her alone in her home, on her pink sofa with the white slipcover, deep in focus. Washington Post, "Linda Ronstadt never stopped singing," 3 Dec. 2019 The living room’s sectional is custom, the Lee Industries armchair has a slipcover in natural white linen, and the leather chair is from the Rela Gleason Collection. Elisabeth Malkin, ELLE Decor, "House Tour: A Bohemian Retreat In San Miguel de Allende Reflects Local Traditions," 20 Feb. 2018 Inside the cabin, Revolution logo slipcovers are placed on each headrest. BostonGlobe.com, "Behind the scenes with the Revolution on a road trip to Soccer City, USA - The Boston Globe," 15 Oct. 2019 Darker Victorian pieces are paired with painted folk furniture and slipcovers. Jorge Arango, House Beautiful, "Can You Spot All the Bunnies in this Cottage?," 22 May 2019

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First Known Use of slipcover

1856, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of slipcover was in 1856

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6 Oct 2020

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“Slipcover.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slipcover. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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More Definitions for slipcover

slipcover

noun
How to pronounce slipcover (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of slipcover

US : a loose, removable cloth cover for a piece of furniture

slipcover

noun
slip·​cov·​er | \ ˈslip-ˌkə-vər How to pronounce slipcover (audio) \

Kids Definition of slipcover

: a cover (as for a sofa or chair)

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