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slipper

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adjective slip·per \ˈsli-pər\

Definition of slipper

chiefly dialectal

  1. :  slippery

Origin and Etymology of slipper

Middle English, from Old English slipor; akin to Middle Low German slipper slippery, slippen to slip


First Known Use: before 12th century


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slipper

noun slip·per

Definition of slipper

  1. :  a light low-cut shoe that is easily slipped on the foot

slippered

play \ˈsli-pərd\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of slipper

Middle English, from slippen to slip


First Known Use: 15th century



SLIPPER Defined for English Language Learners

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slipper

noun slip·per

Definition of slipper for English Language Learners

  • : a light, soft shoe that is easily put on and taken off and that is worn indoors


SLIPPER Defined for Kids

slipper

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noun slip·per \ˈsli-pər\

Definition of slipper for Students

  1. :  a light low shoe that is easily slipped on the foot and is made to be worn indoors



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