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See definition of slipped on Dictionary.com
  • verbfall; glide
  • verberr

synonyms for slipped

  • drop
  • move
  • shift
  • skid
  • slide
  • slither
  • glissade
  • lurch
  • skate
  • slick
  • totter
  • trip
  • lose balance
  • lose footing
  • smooth along

antonyms for slipped

MOST RELEVANT
  • remain
  • correct
  • perfect
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How to use slipped in a sentence

She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The left heel followed like lightning, and the right paw also slipped, letting the bear again fall heavily on the ice below.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
I made two attempts to climb up, but both times slipped back.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Ten or twelve added years had slipped by, and it did not seem human that she should continue to feel bitterly toward me.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
A few minutes, and he would perhaps have slipped across the border—when something startled him into sudden life again.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Mamma shuddered and slipped away in the darkness to write a long letter to Papa.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
He pointed out the gateway, and the boy slipped off into the darkness, his bare feet soundless and mysterious on the sand.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Mary had slipped from her place to meet him, and in Weston's greeting to her I had my first lesson in what the world calls manner.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Gently he pushed her from him, released his hold; the little face slipped from his shoulder as though it sank into the sea.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The Annandale men deferred reply till the morrow, and slipped away to their homes overnight.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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