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Definition of Slipper


  1. One who, or that which, slips.
  2. A kind of light shoe, which may be slipped on with ease, and worn in undress; a slipshoe.
  3. A kind of apron or pinafore for children.
  4. A kind of brake or shoe for a wagon wheel.
  5. A piece, usually a plate, applied to a sliding piece, to receive wear and afford a means of adjustment; -- also called shoe, and gib.
  6. Slippery.

Slipper Quotations

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

Australia turns out to be a sensational place, albeit one of the most comfortably racist places I've ever been in. They've really settled into their intolerance like an old resentful slipper.
John Oliver

He obliged Cinderella to sit down, and, putting the slipper to her little foot, he found it went on very easily, and fitted her as if it had been made of wax.
Charles Perrault

I liked The Slipper and the Rose, as I have already mentioned, because it was such a lovely film to do.
Julie Harris

Richard Chamberlain on The Slipper and the Rose was lovely to work with. He wore the clothes so beautifully and sang his songs so well.
Julie Harris
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Slipper Translations

slipper in Dutch is pantoffel
slipper in French is mule, chausson, pantoufle
slipper in German is Hausschuh, Pantoffel, Pantoffel
slipper in Italian is pantofola, ciabatta
slipper in Portuguese is deslizador
slipper in Spanish is zapatilla, pantufla
slipper in Swedish is toffel
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