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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To happen quietly or without being noticed. Also: To move, shift, or drop, by accident. Also: A woman's undergarment that usually goes under a skirt or dress.

Usage examples (36)
  • A slip of the foot may be soon recovered; but that of the tongue perhaps never.
  • A receipt slip
  • He blamed his slip on the ice
  • He's a mere slip of a lad for more
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