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slipcover

[ slip-kuhv-er ]

noun

  1. a cover of cloth or other material for a piece of furniture, as an upholstered chair or sofa, made so as to be easily removable.
  2. a book jacket.


verb (used with object)

  1. to cover with a slipcover.

slipcover

/ ˈslɪpˌkʌvə /

noun

  1. a fitted but easily removable cloth cover for a chair, sofa, etc Also called (in Britain and certain other countries)loose cover
  2. a book jacket; dust cover


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Word History and Origins

Origin of slipcover1

First recorded in 1885–90; slip 1 + cover
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Example Sentences

An inner shell and outer slipcover keep all the muck away from your iPad Pro.

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