slip into - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyslip into
he/she/itslips into
present participleslipping into
past tenseslipped into
past participleslipped into
  1. 1
    slip into something to quickly put on a piece of clothing

    Give me a moment to slip into something more comfortable.

  2. 2
    slip into something to gradually start to be in a bad state or situation
  3. 3
    slip something into something if you slip a remark into a conversation, speech etc, you make sure that you say it in a way that is not too obvious

    She just slipped it into the conversation that she was leaving.

See also main entry: slip