[ haf-slip, hahf- ]
/ ˈhæfˌslɪp, ˈhɑf- /
a woman's skirtlike undergarment, usually of a straight or slightly flared shape and having a narrow elasticized waistband.
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Origin of half-slip
First recorded in 1950–55
Words nearby half-slip
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Example sentences from the Web for half-slip
You wrap the fabric around yourself once, tuck the top into your half-slip, fold a few pleats, and tuck them into the same slip.
British Dictionary definitions for half-slip
a woman's topless slip that hangs from the waistAlso called: waist-slip
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