What is another word for slips?

Pronunciation: [slˈɪps] (IPA)

The word 'slips' is a versatile term with many meanings and synonyms. To slip can mean to lose your footing, slide, fall or stumble. As a noun, slips can refer to a thin, loose piece of material, a mistake or error in judgment and a piece of paper used for taking notes. Some synonyms for slips include trip, stumble, misstep, blunder, faux pas, error, gaffe, note, jotting, memorandum, notelet and record. So whether you're talking about a slip of the tongue, a slip of paper or someone who slips and falls, there's a synonym for the word that you can use.

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Usage examples for Slips

He watched the clerk shaking the box, wondering why he did so, until he saw the slips of paper being drawn forth one by one from the small aperture on the top, and listened while the name written on each was called aloud.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
As we come south, the sun slips under the horizon for an ever-increasing part of each twenty-four hours.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
He was surrounded by piles of papers and correspondence which he was reading, checking, and making notes about on separate slips of paper.
"I Walked in Arden"
Jack Crawford

Famous quotes with Slips

  • I could write an entertaining novel about rejection slips, but I fear it would be overly long.
    Louise Brown
  • I used to save all my rejection slips because I told myself, one day I'm going to autograph these and auction them. And then I lost the box.
    James Lee Burke
  • No, I don't autograph blank slips, checks, or stickers, and certainly no books without me in them.
    Jack L. Chalker
  • These heroes of finance are like beads on a string; when one slips off, all the rest follow.
    Henrik Ibsen
  • When under attack, no country is obligated to collect permission slips from allies to strike back.
    Charles Krauthammer

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