What does slipper mean?

Definitions for slipper
ˈslɪp ərslip·per

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word slipper.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. slipper, carpet slippernoun

    low footwear that can be slipped on and off easily; usually worn indoors

  2. skidder, slider, slippernoun

    a person who slips or slides because of loss of traction


  1. slippernoun

    A low shoe that can be slipped on and off easily.

    Etymology: From slip.

  2. slippernoun

    Such a shoe intended for indoor use; a bedroom or house slipper.

    Get out of bed, put on your slippers, and come downstairs.

    Etymology: From slip.

  3. slippernoun

    A person who slips.

    Etymology: From slip.

  4. slipperadjective


    O! trustless state of earthly things, and slipper hope / Of mortal men. uE000147813uE001 Spenser.

    Etymology: From slip.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slippernoun

    one who, or that which, slips

    Etymology: [AS. slipur.]

  2. Slippernoun

    a kind of light shoe, which may be slipped on with ease, and worn in undress; a slipshoe

    Etymology: [AS. slipur.]

  3. Slippernoun

    a kind of apron or pinafore for children

    Etymology: [AS. slipur.]

  4. Slippernoun

    a kind of brake or shoe for a wagon wheel

    Etymology: [AS. slipur.]

  5. Slippernoun

    a piece, usually a plate, applied to a sliding piece, to receive wear and afford a means of adjustment; -- also called shoe, and gib

    Etymology: [AS. slipur.]

  6. Slipperadjective


    Etymology: [AS. slipur.]


  1. Slipper

    A slipper or houseshoe is a semi-closed type of indoor/outdoor shoe, consisting of a sole held to the wearer's foot by a strap running over the toes or instep. Slippers are soft and lightweight compared to other types of footwear. They are mostly made of soft or comforting materials that allow a certain level of comfort for the wearer. This can range from faux fur to leather. Most slippers are worn in late autumn and winter and on occasion in other seasons. Slippers are cosy and most popular in cold countries.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Slipper

    A shoe into which the foot is easily slipped, more particularly among the Orientals, who dispense with the back leather clasping the heel.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of slipper in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of slipper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of slipper in a Sentence

  1. John Bunyan:

    If we have not quiet in our minds, outward comfort will do no more for us than a golden slipper on a gouty foot.

  2. William Parsons:

    He was an old sock and she was a glass slipper

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