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slip

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Noun slip has 15 senses
  1. faux pas, gaffe, solecism, slip, gaucherie - a socially awkward or tactless act
    --1 is a kind of blunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo
  2. slip, slip-up, miscue, parapraxis - a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
    --2 is a kind of mistake, error, fault
    --2 has particulars: Freudian slip
    Derived forms: verb slip8, verb slip6
  3. slip - potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics
    --3 is a kind of
    potter's clay, potter's earth
  4. cutting, slip - a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
    --4 is a kind of stalk, stem
    --4 has particulars: quickset
  5. slip - a young and slender person; "he's a mere slip of a lad"
    --5 is a kind of
    young person, youth, younker, spring chicken
  6. mooring, moorage, berth, slip - a place where a craft can be made fast
    --6 is a kind of anchorage, anchorage ground
  7. slip, trip - an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills"
    --7 is a kind of mishap, misadventure, mischance
    --7 has particulars: spill, tumble, fall
  8. slickness, slick, slipperiness, slip - a slippery smoothness; "he could feel the slickness of the tiller"
    --8 is a kind of smoothness
  9. strip, slip - artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
    --9 is a kind of artifact, artefact
    --9 has particulars:
     band; band, ring; cramp, cramp iron; edge, margin; lead, leading; mullion; ribbon, typewriter ribbon; screed; stay; tab; tape; ticker tape; weather strip, weather stripping
  10. slip, slip of paper - a small sheet of paper; "a receipt slip"
    --10 is a kind of sheet, piece of paper, sheet of paper
  11. chemise, shimmy, shift, slip, teddies, teddy - a woman's sleeveless undergarment
    --11 is a kind of undergarment
    --11 has parts: strap, shoulder strap
  12. case, pillowcase, slip, pillow slip - bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow; "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase"
    --12 is a kind of bed linen
  13. skid, slip, sideslip - an unexpected slide
    --13 is a kind of slide, glide, coast
    Derived forms: verb slip9, verb slip3, verb slip1
  14. slip, sideslip - a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air
    --14 is a kind of flight maneuver, airplane maneuver
    Derived form: verb slip5
  15. slip, elusion, eluding - the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)
    --15 is a kind of evasion
    Derived form: verb slip1
Verb slip has 9 senses
  1. steal, slip - move stealthily; "The ship slipped away in the darkness"
    --1 is one way to move
    Derived forms: noun slip13, noun slip15
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. slip - insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly; "He slipped some money into the waiter's hand"
    --2 is one way to
    insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  3. skid, slip, slue, slew, slide - move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
    --3 is one way to glide
    Derived form: noun slip13
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  4. slip, drop off, drop away, fall away - get worse; "My grades are slipping"
    --4 is one way to worsen, decline
    Derived form: noun slippage2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  5. slip - move smoothly and easily
    --5 is one way to
    escape, get away, break loose
    Derived form: noun slip14
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  6. err, mistake, slip - to make a mistake or be incorrect
    Derived form: noun slip2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  7. slip, sneak - pass on stealthily; "He slipped me the key when nobody was looking"
    --7 is one way to pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give
    Sample sentences:
    They slip the food to the people
    They slip the people the food
  8. slip, slip one's mind - pass out of one's memory
    --8 is one way to forget, block, blank out, draw a blank
    Derived form: noun slip2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  9. dislocate, luxate, splay, slip - move out of position; "dislocate joints"; "the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically"
    --9 is one way to move, displace
    Derived forms: noun slip13, noun slippage3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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