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slipped disk a displacement or herniation of an intervertebral disk, which results in back pain or sciatica.
slipper any lightweight, low-heeled shoe that may be easily put on and taken off, esp. one to be worn indoors.
slippery having a slick surface that is difficult to move upon without sliding. [3 definitions]
slippery elm a North American elm that has fragrant, gum-secreting bark. [2 definitions]
slipshod carelessly done or constructed.
slip stitch a loose, continuous stitch, as on a facing or hem, in which the needle takes up only a few threads of the fabric so that it will be invisible on the outside.
slipstream the flow of air pushed backward by the movement of an aircraft propeller; backwash. [3 definitions]
slip-up (informal) an error; blunder.
slit to cut a long straight line into or through. [3 definitions]
slither to move by twisting and sliding along a surface. [4 definitions]
slitless combined form of slit.
sliver a small, thin splinter, as of wood or glass, that has broken off. [2 definitions]
slivovitz a dry, usu. colorless and bitter plum brandy of eastern Europe.
slob (informal) an untidy, sloppy, or mannerless person.
slobber to let liquid, esp. saliva, dribble from the mouth; drool. [5 definitions]
sloe the blackthorn. [2 definitions]
sloe-eyed having soft, very dark eyes. [2 definitions]
sloe gin a gin liqueur flavored with sloe.
slog to walk steadily and with a heavy gait; plod. [4 definitions]
slogan a short phrase used to summarize a principle or political message or to advertise a product; motto.
sloganeer a person who invents or uses slogans. [2 definitions]