how to pronounce slipper


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slipper is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of slipper in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of slipper


  1. A piece, usually a plate, applied to a sliding piece, to receive wear and permit adjustment; a gib.
  2. Such a shoe intended for indoor use; a bedroom or house slipper.
  3. A flip-flop (type of rubber sandal).
  4. A kind of apron or pinafore for children.
  5. A kind of brake or shoe for a wagon wheel.
  6. A person who slips.
  7. A form of corporal punishment where the buttocks are repeatedly struck with a plimsoll; "the slipper".
  8. The plimsoll or gym shoe used in this form of punishment.
  9. A kind of bedpan urinal shaped like a shoe.
  10. A low soft shoe that can be slipped on and off easily.


  1. Slippery.


  1. To spank with a plimsoll as corporal punishment.

slipper frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word slipper occurs in english on average 1.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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