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Margaret slipped and broke her arm.
Be careful you don't slip on the wet floor.
Several people managed to slip past the guards and into the concert.
Sarah slipped into the room and carefully shut the door.
I'll slip the letter under your door.
John slipped his arm around his wife's waist.
This prestigious award has slipped through their fingers yet again.
You mustn't let an opportunity like this slip through your fingers.
This is the British English definition of slip. View American English definition of slip.
someone who studies the stars and planets using scientific equipment including telescopes