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slip-on

[slip-on, -awn]
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adjective
  1. made without buttons, straps, zippers, etc., so as to be put on easily and quickly: a slip-on blouse; slip-on shoes.
noun
  1. something made this way, especially an article of clothing.

Origin of slip-on

First recorded in 1805–15; adj., noun use of verb phrase slip on
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  • Say, next time you try wearin' a kiosk as a slip-on sweater you'd better train down for the act.

  • Another suit of slip-on clothes with an Ecklin heater, and his lounging moccasins were in a pack on his back.

    Loot of the Void

    Edwin K. Sloat


British Dictionary definitions for slip-on

slip-on

adjective
  1. (of a garment or shoe) made so as to be easily and quickly put on or off
noun
  1. a slip-on garment or shoe
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