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carpet slipper

Syllabification: car·pet slip·per

Definition of carpet slipper in English:

noun

A soft slipper whose upper part is made of wool or thick cloth.
Example sentences
  • The next day his father Carlton, who was in the Merchant Navy, went to work in carpet slippers, the only footwear not destroyed.
  • One of the new lads, bless his heart, eschewed the military regulation black, highly polished boots, and habitually turned up for parade in his carpet slippers.
  • I picked up a new pair of trainers, some carpet slippers (the kitchen tiles are COLD in the morning) and a new winter jacket.

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