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Synonyms for slipslɪp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. faux pas, gaffe, solecism, slip, gaucherie(noun)

    a socially awkward or tactless act

    Synonyms:
    rusticity, slipperiness, slip, skid, gaucherie, cutting, pillowcase, shimmy, mooring, trip, pillow slip, case, chemise, moorage, shift, slickness, parapraxis, teddy, slip-up, faux pas, slip of paper, slick, strip, elusion, solecism, gaffe, eluding, miscue, sideslip, berth

  2. slip, slip-up, miscue, parapraxis(noun)

    a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.

    Synonyms:
    slipperiness, chemise, gaucherie, cutting, pillowcase, skid, solecism, trip, pillow slip, case, shimmy, moorage, shift, slip, slickness, mooring, teddy, slip-up, faux pas, slip of paper, slick, strip, elusion, gaffe, parapraxis, eluding, miscue, sideslip, berth

  3. slip(noun)

    potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics

    Synonyms:
    slipperiness, chemise, gaucherie, cutting, pillowcase, skid, solecism, trip, pillow slip, case, shimmy, moorage, shift, slickness, mooring, teddy, slip-up, faux pas, slip of paper, slick, strip, elusion, gaffe, parapraxis, eluding, miscue, sideslip, berth

  4. cutting, slip(noun)

    a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting

    Synonyms:
    cutting, berth, film editing, parapraxis, trip, case, faux pas, pillowcase, miscue, press clipping, gaffe, slickness, slipperiness, elusion, cut, mooring, press cutting, cutting off, slick, chemise, thinning, teddy, sideslip, clipping, eluding, shimmy, moorage, gaucherie, slip, skid, slip of paper, shift, newspaper clipping, pillow slip, solecism, carving, strip, slip-up

  5. slip(noun)

    a young and slender person

    "he's a mere slip of a lad"

    Synonyms:
    slipperiness, chemise, gaucherie, cutting, pillowcase, skid, solecism, trip, pillow slip, case, shimmy, moorage, shift, slickness, mooring, teddy, slip-up, faux pas, slip of paper, slick, strip, elusion, gaffe, parapraxis, eluding, miscue, sideslip, berth

  6. mooring, moorage, berth, slip(noun)

    a place where a craft can be made fast

    Synonyms:
    cutting, billet, berth, place, spot, trip, case, faux pas, pillowcase, miscue, gaffe, slickness, slipperiness, elusion, tying up, post, mooring, slick, gaucherie, parapraxis, chemise, position, bunk, teddy, docking, sideslip, mooring line, eluding, shimmy, pillow slip, dockage, moorage, slip, skid, slip of paper, shift, situation, office, solecism, built in bed, strip, slip-up

  7. slip, trip(noun)

    an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall

    "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills"

    Synonyms:
    cutting, berth, head trip, trip-up, pillow slip, case, faux pas, pillowcase, miscue, gaffe, slickness, slipperiness, elusion, mooring, slick, parapraxis, chemise, teddy, sideslip, eluding, shimmy, trip, moorage, gaucherie, stumble, slip, skid, misstep, slip of paper, shift, tripper, solecism, strip, slip-up

  8. slickness, slick, slipperiness, slip(noun)

    a slippery smoothness

    "he could feel the slickness of the tiller"

    Synonyms:
    cutting, berth, trip, case, faux pas, skulduggery, pillowcase, hanky panky, miscue, gaffe, slickness, slipperiness, elusion, mooring, slip-up, slick, gaucherie, parapraxis, chemise, teddy, shiftiness, sideslip, eluding, shimmy, moorage, glibness, skid, rascality, slip of paper, shift, trickery, hocus-pocus, pillow slip, solecism, glossy, strip, jiggery-pokery, skullduggery, trickiness, slip, slick magazine

  9. strip, slip(noun)

    artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material

    Synonyms:
    cutting, landing strip, berth, cartoon strip, parapraxis, trip, case, faux pas, pillowcase, miscue, gaffe, slickness, slipperiness, elusion, mooring, gaucherie, slick, chemise, comic strip, funnies, teddy, flight strip, sideslip, eluding, shimmy, moorage, airstrip, skid, slip of paper, shift, pillow slip, strip, striptease, solecism, strip show, slip, slip-up

  10. slip, slip of paper(noun)

    a small sheet of paper

    "a receipt slip"

    Synonyms:
    slipperiness, chemise, gaucherie, cutting, pillowcase, skid, solecism, trip, pillow slip, case, shimmy, moorage, shift, slip, slickness, mooring, teddy, slip-up, faux pas, slip of paper, slick, strip, elusion, gaffe, parapraxis, eluding, miscue, sideslip, berth

  11. chemise, shimmy, shift, slip, teddy(noun)

    a woman's sleeveless undergarment

    Synonyms:
    cutting, berth, trip, faux pas, sack, pillowcase, shift key, miscue, gaffe, transmutation, slickness, duty period, slipperiness, slip of paper, pillow slip, mooring, slick, displacement, gaucherie, parapraxis, chemise, switch, elusion, geological fault, teddy, shifting, sideslip, break, eluding, shimmy, faulting, moorage, skid, case, teddy bear, fault, shift, fracture, switching, work shift, strip, solecism, transformation, slip, slip-up

  12. case, pillowcase, slip, pillow slip(noun)

    bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow

    "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase"

    Synonyms:
    cutting, miscue, skid, type, font, instance, pillow slip, case, faux pas, eccentric, slip-up, pillowcase, guinea pig, gaffe, slickness, fount, elusion, casing, mooring, slick, character, gaucherie, event, chemise, slipperiness, subject, teddy, example, sideslip, cause, eluding, shimmy, causa, trip, moorage, typeface, slip, compositor's case, berth, caseful, grammatical case, slip of paper, face, showcase, parapraxis, vitrine, display case, strip, shift, sheath, solecism, typesetter's case, lawsuit, suit, shell

  13. skid, slip, sideslip(noun)

    an unexpected slide

    Synonyms:
    skid, slipperiness, slip, brake shoe, gaucherie, cutting, pillowcase, shimmy, mooring, trip, pillow slip, case, chemise, moorage, shift, slickness, parapraxis, shoe, slip-up, faux pas, slip of paper, slick, strip, elusion, solecism, gaffe, teddy, eluding, miscue, sideslip, berth

  14. slip, sideslip(noun)

    a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air

    Synonyms:
    slipperiness, chemise, gaucherie, cutting, pillowcase, skid, solecism, trip, pillow slip, case, shimmy, moorage, shift, slip, slickness, mooring, teddy, slip-up, faux pas, slip of paper, slick, strip, elusion, gaffe, parapraxis, eluding, miscue, sideslip, berth

  15. slip, elusion, eluding(verb)

    the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)

    Synonyms:
    slipperiness, chemise, gaucherie, cutting, pillowcase, skid, solecism, trip, pillow slip, case, shimmy, moorage, shift, slip, slickness, mooring, teddy, slip-up, faux pas, slip of paper, slick, strip, elusion, gaffe, parapraxis, eluding, miscue, sideslip, berth

  16. steal, slip(verb)

    move stealthily

    "The ship slipped away in the darkness"

    Synonyms:
    splay, drop away, fall away, slip one's mind, dislocate, slue, mistake, slip, skid, err, slide, drop off, slew, luxate, steal, sneak

  17. slip(verb)

    insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly

    "He slipped some money into the waiter's hand"

    Synonyms:
    splay, dislocate, fall away, slip one's mind, slue, mistake, drop away, skid, err, slide, drop off, slew, luxate, steal, sneak

  18. skid, slip, slue, slew, slide(verb)

    move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner

    "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"

    Synonyms:
    slide, slip, steal, sheer, sneak, slew, slue, skid, slip one's mind, drop away, swerve, cut, trend, slither, luxate, curve, dislocate, splay, drop off, fall away, mistake, err, veer

  19. slip, drop off, drop away, fall away(verb)

    get worse

    "My grades are slipping"

    Synonyms:
    slide, recede, steal, nod off, sneak, slew, fall asleep, slue, discharge, fall off, skid, put down, slip one's mind, drop away, fall behind, drowse off, lose, slip, doze off, drop, luxate, dislocate, splay, fall back, flake out, drop off, fall away, set down, drift off, mistake, unload, err, dope off

  20. slip(verb)

    move smoothly and easily

    "the bolt slipped into place"; "water slipped from the polished marble"

    Synonyms:
    splay, dislocate, fall away, slip one's mind, slue, mistake, drop away, skid, err, slide, drop off, slew, luxate, steal, sneak

  21. err, mistake, slip(verb)

    to make a mistake or be incorrect

    Synonyms:
    slide, steal, misidentify, sneak, slew, stray, slue, skid, slip one's mind, drop away, drift, slip, dislocate, splay, luxate, drop off, fall away, mistake, err

  22. slip, sneak(verb)

    pass on stealthily

    "He slipped me the key when nobody was looking"

    Synonyms:
    slide, slip, steal, filch, sneak, slew, snarf, slue, pinch, swipe, skid, purloin, slip one's mind, drop away, cabbage, nobble, pilfer, pussyfoot, hook, luxate, lift, dislocate, splay, drop off, fall away, creep, mouse, mistake, err, abstract

  23. slip(verb)

    move easily

    "slip into something comfortable"

    Synonyms:
    splay, dislocate, fall away, slip one's mind, slue, mistake, drop away, skid, err, slide, drop off, slew, luxate, steal, sneak

  24. slip(verb)

    cause to move with a smooth or sliding motion

    "he slipped the bolt into place"

    Synonyms:
    splay, dislocate, fall away, slip one's mind, slue, mistake, drop away, skid, err, slide, drop off, slew, luxate, steal, sneak

  25. slip, slip one's mind(verb)

    pass out of one's memory

    Synonyms:
    splay, dislocate, fall away, slip, slip one's mind, slue, mistake, drop away, skid, err, slide, drop off, slew, luxate, steal, sneak

  26. dislocate, luxate, splay, slip(verb)

    move out of position

    "dislocate joints"; "the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically"

    Synonyms:
    slide, slip, slue, sneak, skid, slew, rotate, spread out, drop away, slip one's mind, luxate, steal, dislocate, splay, turn out, drop off, fall away, mistake, err

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. slip

    Synonyms:
    bind, chafe, grind, slide, stand, stick

    Antonyms:
    revolve, roll, rotate, turn

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. slip(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    glide, slide

  2. slip(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    err, trip, mistake, fall into error, commit a fault

  3. slip(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    put stealthily, convey secretly

  4. slip(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    throw off, disengage one's self from

  5. slip(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    loose, loosen, let loose, let go, let slip

  6. slip(n.)

    Synonyms:
    slide, glide, move smoothly

  7. slip(n.)

    Synonyms:
    error, mistake, fault, lapse, shortcoming, trip, oversight

  8. slip(n.)

    Synonyms:
    cutting, twig, shoot

  9. slip(n.)

    Synonyms:
    strip, long and narrow piece

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

slips, slide, sheet, landslide, leaflet, slippage, underwear, skating, leaf, dip, relapse, pamphlet, folio, dips, fall, drop


Translations for slip

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • combinació, engalba, relliscadaCatalan, Valencian
  • uklouznout, relaps, zhoršit, prokluzCzech
  • ausrutschen, Fehler machen, Ausrutscher, reichen, sich irren, Unterkleid, irrenGerman
  • γλιστρώ, γλίστρημα, κάνω σφάλμα, μεσοφόρι, ολίσθησηGreek
  • misi, erari, fuŝi, glitiEsperanto
  • resbalar, equivocación, falta, resbalón, descuido, desliz, tropezar, deslizar, error, combinaciónSpanish
  • sujauttaa, lipsua, lipsahdus, liukastua, luiskahdus, saviliete, liukastuminen, livahtaa, langeta, lipsahtaa, jättämä, alushame, lipuke, lappunen, liuskaFinnish
  • barbotine, glissade, faire passer, se tromper, empirer, faire erreur, glisser, ficheFrench
  • fo-ghúnaIrish
  • fo-ghooynManx
  • nyelvbotlás, elszólásHungarian
  • sgusciare, sdrucciolare, scivolare, crollare, far passare, calare, sbagliare, sfuggire, svista, sbaglio, peggiorare, strafalcione, errare, errore, sottoveste, slittareItalian
  • falen, slip, uitglijden, slippen, herval, reep, ondergoedDutch
  • gli, skliNorwegian
  • poślizgnąć się, pośliznąć sięPolish
  • derrapar, deslizarPortuguese
  • alunecaRomanian
  • поскальзываться, ошибка, комбинация, поскользнуться, ошибаться, ошибиться, обмолвка, комбинашка, скольжение, листокRussian
  • تِرڪَڻُSindhi
  • halkaSwedish
  • జారు, పొరబడు, చీటీTelugu

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