a slip of a girl/thing


a slip of a girl/thing
a slip of a boy/girl/thing a small, slim young person.
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  • a slip of a boy/girl/thing — ► a slip of a boy/girl/thing a small, slim young person. Main Entry: ↑slip …   English terms dictionary

  • a slip of a girl — ► a slip of a boy/girl/thing a small, slim young person. Main Entry: ↑slip …   English terms dictionary

  • (a) slip of a girl — a slip of a boy/girl/informal old fashioned phrase a small thin boy girl Thesaurus: women and girlssynonym men and boyssynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip — Ⅰ. slip [1] ► VERB (slipped, slipping) 1) lose one s balance or footing and slide unintentionally for a short distance. 2) accidentally slide or move out of position or from someone s grasp. 3) fail to grip or make proper contact with a surface.… …   English terms dictionary

  • slip — slip1 W2S3 [slıp] v past tense and past participle slipped present participle slipping ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(fall or slide)¦ 2¦(go somewhere)¦ 3¦(put something somewhere)¦ 4¦(give something to somebody)¦ 5¦(move)¦ 6¦(knife)¦ 7¦(get worse)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • slip — [[t]slɪ̱p[/t]] ♦♦ slips, slipping, slipped 1) VERB If you slip, you accidentally slide and lose your balance. He had slipped on an icy pavement... Be careful not to slip. Syn: slide 2) VERB If something slips, it slides out of place or out of… …   English dictionary

  • slip — 01. He broke his arm when he [slipped] on a bar of soap in the shower, and fell. 02. His grandmother [slipped] a five dollar bill into his hand, and told him to buy himself a little present. 03. I wrote my friend s new phone number on a [slip] of …   Grammatical examples in English

  • slip — Synonyms and related words: Mystik tape, Scotch tape, accord, adhesive tape, administer, adolescent, advance, afford, afghan, allot, allow, amplitude, anchor, anchorage, anchorage ground, atrocity, avalanche, avoidance, avoiding reaction, award,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • girl — Synonyms and related words: Dulcinea, Eve, Frau, Fraulein, abigail, amah, au pair girl, ayah, babe, baby, best girl, betrothed, betweenmaid, biddy, bird, broad, chambermaid, chaperon, chick, colleen, companion, cook, crumpet, cutie, dame,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • a slip of a thing — ► a slip of a boy/girl/thing a small, slim young person. Main Entry: ↑slip …   English terms dictionary