Slip-on
Slip-on Slip"-on`, n. A kind of overcoat worn upon the shoulders in the manner of a cloak. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]

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  • slip-on — /slip on , awn /, adj. 1. made without buttons, straps, zippers, etc., so as to be put on easily and quickly: a slip on blouse; slip on shoes. n. 2. something made this way, esp. an article of clothing. [1805 15; adj., n. use of v. phrase slip… …   Universalium

  • slip-on — slip ons ADJ: ADJ n Slip on shoes have nothing fastening them. ...slip on boat shoes. N COUNT Slip on is also a noun. He removed his brown slip ons …   English dictionary

  • slip-on — [slip′än΄] adj. easily put on or taken off, as shoes without laces, or a garment to be slipped on or off over the head n. a slip on shoe or garment …   English World dictionary

  • slip-on — slip′ on adj. 1) clo made without buttons, straps, zippers, etc., so as to be put on easily and quickly: slip on shoes[/ex] 2) clo something made this way, esp. an article of clothing • Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • slip-on — noun count a shoe that you do not need to fasten ╾ slip on adjective …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • slip-on — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of shoes or clothes) having no fastenings and therefore able to be put on and taken off quickly …   English terms dictionary

  • slip-on — noun an article of clothing (garment or shoe) that is easily slipped on or off • Derivationally related forms: ↑slip on • Hypernyms: ↑clothing, ↑article of clothing, ↑vesture, ↑wear, ↑wearable, ↑habiliment …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip on — verb put on with ease or speed (Freq. 1) slip into something more comfortable after work slip on one s shoes • Ant: ↑slip off • Derivationally related forms: ↑slip on • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip-on — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms slip on : singular slip on plural slip ons a shoe that you do not need to fasten Derived word: slip on UK / US adjective …   English dictionary

  • slip on — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms slip on : present tense I/you/we/they slip on he/she/it slips on present participle slipping on past tense slipped on past participle slipped on to put clothes on Ann slipped the jacket on to see what it… …   English dictionary

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