|Origin:||Middle Low German slippe 'split, slit, flap'|
|Origin:||Old English slypa 'slime'|
a small or narrow piece of paper: ➔ payslip
an order slip
a betting slip
a small mistake:
Molly knew she could not afford to make a single slip.
a small mistake you make when you are speaking or writing, especially by using the wrong word: ➔ Freudian slip
It was just a slip of the tongue.
to escape from someone who is chasing you:
Somehow she'd given them the slip.
a piece of underwear, similar to a thin dress or skirt, that a woman wears under a dress or skirt:
a white silk slip
an occasion when something becomes worse or lower
getting worse[countable usually singular]
a slip in house prices
an act of sliding a short distance or of falling by sliding
a small thin young person - often used humorously
a part of the field where players stand, trying to catch the ball in cricket
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a mixture of clay and water that is used for decorating pots