a noose with a knot that slides along the rope, thus forming a noose that tightens as the rope is pulled.
a noose made with a slipknot, so that it tightens when pulled
- Slip of the lip
Also, slip of the tongue or pen. An inadvertent mistake in speaking (or writing), as in It was just a slip of the lip that made me say the wrong name, or She didn’t mean it; it was a slip of the tongue, or He intended to write “the honorable” but a slip of the […]
adjective 1. made without buttons, straps, zippers, etc., so as to be put on easily and quickly: a slip-on blouse; slip-on shoes. noun 2. something made this way, especially an article of clothing. adjective 1. (of a garment or shoe) made so as to be easily and quickly put on or off noun 2. a […]
noun, adjective 1. pullover. adjective 1. of or denoting a garment that can be put on easily over the head noun 2. such a garment, esp a sleeveless pullover
noun 1. an act or instance of slipping. 2. an amount or extent of slipping. 3. failure to maintain an expected level, fulfill a goal, meet a deadline, etc.; loss, decline, or delay; a falling off. 4. Machinery. the amount of work dissipated by slipping of parts, excess play, etc. noun 1. the act or […]