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

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 Base prices for the sofas start at $1,600 for a two-seater and go up to $3,000 for a slipcover sectional. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Customizable furniture brand The Inside wants to sell you your dream sofa," 7 Aug. 2019 Customers can select from sectionals, slipcovers, midcentury styles, and more, and then customize the piece with vibrant patterns or simple solids. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Customizable furniture brand The Inside wants to sell you your dream sofa," 7 Aug. 2019 Dining chairs, Renee Dining Chair with oyster linen slipcover—Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture (R); rachelashwellshabbychiccouture.com. House Beautiful, "May 2012 Issue Product Guide," 18 Mar. 2012 Furniture runs to Scandinavian modern—the pedigreed good stuff by famous designers, not the big-box store knockoffs—with plump sofas wrapped in slipcovers and walnut étagères filled with art books. Alexander Lobrano, WSJ, "The New Provence: From Quaint to Uber-Chic," 11 July 2019 Stain resistant and easy-to-clean microsuede slipcovers mean that this sofa can take a licking and keep on ticking! Laura Eckstein, Good Housekeeping, "Best Sofas Under $1000," 14 May 2012 Laguna Slipcovered Sofa, $999, Z Gallerie. Done up in a cool leafy green slipcover, the Ektorp is easy to clean, and most importantly, easy to sink into. Laura Eckstein, Good Housekeeping, "Best Sofas Under $1000," 14 May 2012 On the original vaulted terrace, the Spanish Colonial dining table is from the antiques shop El Arcon, the slipcovers on the chairs are of a silk ikat, the table linens are by Ortiz, and the fan is from Fanimation. Vanessa Lawrence, ELLE Decor, "This Colombian Fashion Designer Brings a Sophisticated Spirit Into Her Cartagena Home," 9 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of slipcover

1856, in the meaning defined above

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slipcover

noun

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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