Textual thesaurus for "slip"

(noun) eluding, elusion

the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)

(noun) miscue, parapraxis, slip-up

a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.

(noun) gaffe, gaucherie, faux pas, solecism

a socially awkward or tactless act

(noun) sideslip

a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air

(noun) skid, sideslip

an unexpected slide

(noun) case, pillow slip, pillowcase

bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow

the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase

(noun) shift, shimmy, chemise, teddy

a woman's sleeveless undergarment

(noun) slip of paper

a small sheet of paper

a receipt slip

(noun) strip

artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material

(noun) slick, slickness, slipperiness

a slippery smoothness

he could feel the slickness of the tiller

(noun) trip

an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall

he blamed his slip on the ice; the jolt caused many slips and a few spills

(noun) berth, moorage, mooring

a place where a craft can be made fast

(noun) cutting

a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting

(verb) drop away, drop off, fall away

get worse

My grades are slipping

(verb) splay, luxate, dislocate

move out of position

dislocate joints; the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically

(verb) slip one's mind

pass out of one's memory

(verb) mistake, err

to make a mistake or be incorrect

(verb) skid, slew, slide, slue

move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner

the wheels skidded against the sidewalk

(verb) steal

move stealthily

The ship slipped away in the darkness

(verb) sneak

pass on stealthily

He slipped me the key when nobody was looking