noun (sometimes used with a singular verb)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Words nearby slip-joint pliers
Example sentences from the Web for slip-joint pliers
I went to his joint once, back when I was first hanging out in New York, doing plays.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Block 3F is slated for release in 2019, but who knows how much that will slip?New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the northern side of the Joint Security Area between North and South Korea, there is a village called Kijong-dong (기정동).Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea|Rich Goldstein|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You get vaccinated in the arm, you shouldn't have inflammation in the joint.
Less than a minute into her big break, Slate let slip a highly audible F-bomb instead of the scripted “freaking.”The Curious Little Shell That Restarted Jenny Slate’s Career|Luke Hopping|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Q was a Queen, who wore a silk slip; R was a Robber, and wanted a whip.
So my mother begged me to slip into the Rooms, with what was left, and try to get something back.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
What the economist does is to slip out of the difficulty altogether by begging the whole question.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Only then did I own that by hook or by crook—and mostly by crook, I was forced to suspect—they had purposely given me the slip.
It's easy for a prisoner t' slip a note to a friend that happens t' be mountin' guard.