verb (used with object)
Origin of slipper1
adjective Older Use.
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
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."