any light, low-cut shoe into which the foot may be easily slipped, for casual wear in the home, for dancing, etc.
Compare bedroom slipper, house slipper.
verb (used with object)
to strike or beat with a slipper.
adjective, Older Use.
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
(transitive) (informal) to hit or beat with a slipper
- Slipped hernia
slipped hernia n. See sliding hernia.
noun 1. herniated disk. slipped disk n. Protrusion of a part of an intervertebral disk through the fibrocartilage, occurring usually in the lower lumbar region and often causing back pain or sciatica.
- Slipped disc
noun 1. (pathol) a herniated intervertebral disc, often resulting in pain because of pressure on the spinal nerves
noun 1. a supply of clothing, boots, tobacco, and other personal goods for sale to the crew of a ship during a voyage. 2. (formerly) a chest containing this supply. noun 1. a stock of merchandise, such as clothing, tobacco, etc, maintained aboard merchant ships for sale to the crew Compare small stores