- to strike or beat with a slipper.
Origin of slipper1
Origin of slipper2
Examples from the Web for slipper
Contemporary Examples of slipper
Three types of footwear -- including a brogue, a plimsoll, and an evening slipper -- established the basis for Katrantzou's theme.Queen of Prints, Mary Katrantzou
September 16, 2013
Snooki, meanwhile, has added a new line of platform flip-flops to her slipper line.Italy’s ‘Jersey Shore’ Spinoff
Barbie Latza Nadeau
June 17, 2011
Historical Examples of slipper
With the toe of his slipper Sakr-el-Bahr stirred his brother.The Sea-Hawk
On the threshold of a Lady's Slipper a bee may often be detected in the act of entrance.
We are against affairs of state being influenced by a slipper.If You Touch Them They Vanish
Cypripedium acaule, moccasin-flower; ladies'-slipper; Venus's-slipper, 205.My Studio Neighbors
William Hamilton Gibson
"But no one trusts him," answered Lucille, and her slipper tapped the floor.Dross
Henry Seton Merriman
- a light shoe of some soft material, for wearing around the house
- a woman's evening or dancing shoe
- cricket informal a fielder in the slip position
- (tr) informal to hit or beat with a slipper
Word Origin and History for slipper
type of loose, light indoor footwear, late 15c., agent noun from slip (v.), the notion being of a shoe that is "slipped" onto the foot. Old English had slypescoh "slipper," literally "slip-shoe."