slip out - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyslip out
he/she/itslips out
present participleslipping out
past tenseslipped out
past participleslipped out
  1. if something, especially a secret, slips out, you say it without intending to

    I’m sorry I said that – it just slipped out.

See also main entry: slip