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slipper

Syllabification: slip·per
Pronunciation: /ˈslipər
 
/

Definition of slipper in English:

noun

1A comfortable slip-on shoe that is worn indoors.
Example sentences
  • Another must for lounging, especially if you live in a cooler climate, is a comfortable pair of slippers.
  • If you know your dad loves lounging around the house, a pair of comfortable slippers are key.
  • I was only in my morning gown - no cloak - and on my indoors slippers.
1.1A light slip-on shoe, especially one used for dancing.
Example sentences
  • On her feet would be the black dancing slippers.
  • Penelope stamped down on his foot, which probably hurt her more, since she was wearing dancing slippers.
  • She carefully pulled on the blush pink silk dress, and placed the soft, same shade dancing slippers on her feet.

Derivatives

slippered

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • We listened to the sound of the snow; a soft, shuffling sound that like slippered footsteps on the roof of the car.
  • I cringed and slowly backed away, the small silver bell in my right hand as I ran back toward the house, my leather slippered feet hitting the sand below me.
  • Glancing fearfully at her feverish husband lying on the simple bed, Larinda stood to her dainty slippered feet and padded into the narrow hallway.

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