[ slip-oh-ver ]
/ ˈslɪpˌoʊ vər /
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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
Question 1 of 7
Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Origin of slipover
First recorded in 1915–20; noun, adj. use of verb phrase slip over
Words nearby slipover
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Example sentences from the Web for slipover
This slipover sweater of mine is all that I usually wear, but I put on the coat tonight in honor of the ladies.Sisters|Grace May North
British Dictionary definitions for slipover
/ (ˈslɪpˌəʊvə) /
of or denoting a garment that can be put on easily over the head
such a garment, esp a sleeveless pullover
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