Associations to the word «Slipper»


SLIPPER, noun. A low soft shoe that can be slipped on and off easily.
SLIPPER, noun. Such a shoe intended for indoor use; a bedroom or house slipper.
SLIPPER, noun. (US) (Hawaii) A flip-flop (type of rubber sandal).
SLIPPER, noun. A person who slips.
SLIPPER, noun. A kind of apron or pinafore for children.
SLIPPER, noun. A kind of brake or shoe for a wagon wheel.
SLIPPER, noun. (engineering) A piece, usually a plate, applied to a sliding piece, to receive wear and permit adjustment; a gib.
SLIPPER, noun. A form of corporal punishment where the buttocks are repeatedly struck with a plimsoll; "the slipper".
SLIPPER, noun. (euphemism) The plimsoll or gym shoe used in this form of punishment.
SLIPPER, adjective. (obsolete) slippery
SLIPPER, verb. (UK) (Australia) (NZ) To spank with a plimsoll as corporal punishment.
SLIPPER ANIMALCULE, noun. A paramecium
SLIPPER CHAIR, noun. (US) An upholstered chair with a low seat and a high back.
SLIPPER CHAIRS, noun. Plural of slipper chair
SLIPPER LOBSTER, noun. Any achelate (clawless) decapod crustacean of the family Scyllaridae.
SLIPPER LOBSTERS, noun. Plural of slipper lobster

Dictionary definition

SLIPPER, noun. Low footwear that can be slipped on and off easily; usually worn indoors.
SLIPPER, noun. A person who slips or slides because of loss of traction.

Wise words

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