Slippery.Fluent; flowing.n. A loose, light shoe into which the foot may be easily slipped, generally for wearing indoors. Compare pantofle, and cut under poulaine.n. A child's garment; especially, a child's slip.n. Same as slipper-plant. See Pedilanthus.n. A slipper-shaped pteropod. See Cymbuliidæ.n. A glass-nautilus. See Carinaria.n. A kind of iron slide or brake-shoe acting as a drag on the wheel of a heavy wagon in descending an incline; a skid. Also called slipper-drag.n. One who or that which slips or lets slip; specifically, in coursing, the person who holds the couple of hounds in the leash, and lets both slip at the same instant on a given signal when the hare is started.n. In mech.: A part which is adjustable by sliding, usually in the direction of its length, as a nozle or tube.n. A steam-engine cross-head having somewhat the shape of a slipper. The piston-rod is attached to the part which is where the heel or counter would be, and the guides are under the sole. The connecting-rod vibrates over the toe part.n. In cricket, one who fields in the slips, that is, in the part of the field behind the wicket and somewhat to the ‘off’ side.n. Same as rosser.