Recent Examples of slipknot from the Web
A boy from Boston was a little too handsy retying my sash into a slipknot.
And as he was slammed down the mountain, the rope slid up and its slipknot tightened around his neck, throttling him.
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First Known Use of slipknot
SLIPKNOT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of slipknot for English Language Learners
: a knot that can slide along the rope around which it is made and that is tightened by pulling on one end
SLIPKNOT Defined for Kids
Definition of slipknot for Students
: a knot made by tying the end of a line around the line itself to form a loop so that the size of the loop may be changed by slipping the knot
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