Übersetzung von “slip” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verbslip /slɪp/ ( slipping, slipped )
intransitive to slide quickly in a way that cannot be controlled

Mom slipped on the ice and fell.
Maman a glissé sur le verglas et elle est tombée.

The keys slipped a little farther under the seat.
Les clés ont glissé un peu plus loin sous le siège.

The knife slipped and I cut myself.
Le couteau a glissé et je me suis coupé.
transitive-intransitive to move somewhere quickly and quietly
(se) glisser

She slipped his wallet into her purse.
Elle a glissé son portefeuille dans son sac à main.

They slipped out of the room to talk.
Ils se sont glissés hors de la pièce pour parler.
intransitive to decrease slightly or become slightly worse
diminuer , tomber

The quality of their service has slipped.
La qualité de leur service a diminué.

Temperatures slipped below freezing.
Les températures sont tombées en dessous de zéro.
let it slip
informal to accidentally say sth you should keep secret
laisser échapper

I let it slip that he didn't like her.
J'ai laissé échapper qu'il ne l'aimait pas.
slip sb's mind
to be forgotten
sortir de l'esprit de qqn

It had slipped my mind that Valerie would be there.
Il m'était sorti de l'esprit que Valérie serait présente.

slip up

verb phrasalslip up [ ˈslɪp ˈʌp ]
to make a mistake
faire une bourde

Someone in finance slipped up.
Quelqu'un aux finances a fait une bourde.


noun countableslip /slɪp/
a small piece of paper
morceau masculine de papier

a sales slip
un ticket de caisse

a slip of paper with a note
un bout de papier avec une note
a slight decrease in amount, level, or quality
baisse feminine

a slip in the show's ratings
une baisse du taux d'écoute de l'émission
( slipup,) a slight mistake
petite erreur feminine

a slipup in her speech
une petite erreur dans son discours
a slip of the tongue
a mistake in the way you say sth
un lapsus
a piece of women's underclothing worn under skirts or dresses
combinaison feminine

a silk slip
une combinaison de soie

(Übersetzung von “slip” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /slip/ (past tense, past participle slipped)

to slide accidentally and lose one’s balance or footing

I slipped and fell on the path.

to slide, or drop, out of the right position or out of control

glisser entre les doigts
The plate slipped out of my grasp.

to drop in standard

décliner, baisser
I’m sorry about my mistake – I must be slipping!

to move quietly especially without being noticed

sortir (sans être vu)
She slipped out of the room.

to escape from

se dégager de qqch.
The dog had slipped its lead and disappeared.

to put or pass (something) with a quick, light movement

She slipped the letter back in its envelope.
slipper noun

a loose, soft kind of shoe for wearing indoors

He was wearing a pair of bedroom slippers.
slippery adjective

so smooth as to cause slipping

The path is slippery – watch out!

not trustworthy

He’s rather a slippery character.
slipperiness noun

caractère glissant/fuyant
slip road

a road for joining or leaving a motorway.

bretelle d’accès
slipshod adjective

(of work etc) untidy; careless

The teacher told him his work was slipshod.
give (someone) the slip

to escape from or avoid (someone) in a secretive manner

fausser compagnie à
The crooks gave the policemen the slip.
let slip

to miss (an opportunity etc)

laisser passer
I let the chance slip, unfortunately.

to say (something) unintentionally

laisser échapper
She let slip some remark about my daughter.
slip into

to put on (clothes) quickly

She slipped into her nightdress.
slip off

to take (clothes) off quickly

Slip off your shoe.

to move away noiselessly or hurriedly

We’ll slip off when no-one’s looking.
slip on

to put on (clothes) quickly

He slipped on a suit and tie.
slip up (slip-up)

gaffer; gaffe



a usually small mistake

Everyone makes the occasional slip.

a kind of undergarment worn under a dress; a petticoat.


(also slipway) a sloping platform next to water used for building and launching ships.



noun /slip/

a strip or narrow piece of paper

She wrote down his telephone number on a slip of paper.

(Übersetzung von “slip” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)