half-slip
noun Date: circa 1948 a topless slip with an elasticized waistband

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • half slip — n. a woman s slip without a top * * * …   Universalium

  • half slip — n. a woman s slip without a top …   English World dictionary

  • half-slip — half′ slip n. clo a woman s skirtlike undergarment, usu. of a straight or slightly flared shape and with an elasticized waistband • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • half-slip — noun undergarment worn under a skirt • Syn: ↑petticoat, ↑underskirt • Hypernyms: ↑undergarment, ↑unmentionable • Hyponyms: ↑crinoline * * * I …   Useful english dictionary

  • half-slip — /ˈhaf slɪp/ (say hahf slip) noun a petticoat or slip that hangs from the waist …   Australian English dictionary

  • half-slip — /haf slip , hahf /, n. a woman s skirtlike undergarment, usually of a straight or slightly flared shape and having a narrow elasticized waistband. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • slip — slip1 [slip] vi. slipped, slipping [ME slippen < MLowG, akin to OHG slifan < IE * (s)leib , to glide, slip < base * (s)lei , slimy: see SLIDE] 1. to go quietly or secretly; move without attracting notice [to slip out of a room] 2. a) to… …   English World dictionary

  • Slip (clothing) — A slip is a woman s undergarment worn beneath a dress or skirt to help it hang smoothly and to prevent chafing of the skin from coarse fabrics such as wool. Slips are also worn for warmth, and to protect fine fabrics from perspiration. A full… …   Wikipedia

  • slip — slip1 slipless, adj. slippingly, adv. /slip/, v., slipped or (Archaic) slipt; slipped; slipping; n. v.i. 1. to move, flow, pass, or go smoothly or easily; glide; slide: Water slips off a smooth surface. 2. to slide suddenly or involuntarily; to… …   Universalium

  • Slip ouvert — Herrenslip Unter einem Slip versteht man eine relativ knappe, eng anliegende Unterhose oder Badehose, die ohne Beinansatz geschnitten ist. Die deutsche Bezeichnung Schlüpfer hingegen bezeichnet selbige Teile mit Beinansatz. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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