Definition of slipcover in English:

slipcover

Line breaks: slip|cover
Pronunciation: /ˈslɪpˌkʌvə(r)
 
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noun

chiefly North American
  • 1A loose cover, in particular a detachable cover for a chair or sofa.
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    • Replacing old carpet, adding wall hangings or purchasing a slip cover for an old sofa are cost-effective cosmetic changes that make a less-than-ideal room appear more suitable.
    • I love my couch with its rose-covered slip cover.
    • I know I could make a slip cover, but I like the texture of the existing fabric. is it possible to dye the chair as is or will I ruin the piece?
  • 1.1A jacket or slip case for a book, CD, or DVD.
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    • The author of this book is described on the slip cover as a ‘free lance journalist who has devoted much of the last ten years to studying… Caesar… and the… late Roman Republic.’
    • Inside of a plastic slip cover, an embossed logo is placed on construction paper envelope.
    • The retail sample we received has a box (complete with a plastic handle), with a slip cover outlining the product specifications and features.

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