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Slipper vs. Shoe — What's the Difference?

Slipper vs. Shoe — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Slipper and Shoe

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Slipper

Beat (someone) with a slipper
He didn't slipper me hard
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Shoe

A shoe is an item of footwear intended to protect and comfort the human foot. Shoes are also used as an item of decoration and fashion.
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Slipper

Slippers are light footwear that are easy to put on and off and are intended to be worn indoors, particularly at home. They provide comfort and protection for the feet when walking indoors.
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Shoe

A durable covering for the human foot, made of leather or similar material with a rigid sole and heel, usually extending no higher than the ankle.
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Slipper

A comfortable slip-on shoe that is worn indoors.
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Shoe

A horseshoe.
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Slipper

A low shoe that can be slipped on and off easily and is usually worn indoors.
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Shoe

A strip of metal fitted onto the bottom of a sled runner.
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Slipper

A low soft shoe that can be slipped on and off easily.
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Shoe

The base for the supports of the superstructure of a bridge.
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Slipper

Such a shoe intended for indoor use; a bedroom or house slipper.
Get out of bed, put on your slippers, and come downstairs.
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Shoe

The ferrule on the end of a cane.
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Slipper

A flip-flop (type of rubber sandal).
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Shoe

The casing of a pneumatic tire.
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Slipper

A person who slips.
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Shoe

A device that retards or stops the motion of an object, as the part of a brake that presses against the wheel or drum.
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Slipper

A kind of apron or pinafore for children.
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Shoe

The sliding contact plate on an electric train or streetcar that conducts electricity from the third rail.
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Slipper

A kind of brake or shoe for a wagon wheel.
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Shoe

A chute, as for conveying grain from a hopper.
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Slipper

(engineering) A piece, usually a plate, applied to a sliding piece, to receive wear and permit adjustment; a gib.
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Shoe

(Games) A case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time.
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Slipper

A form of corporal punishment where the buttocks are repeatedly struck with a plimsoll; "the slipper".
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Shoe

Position; status
You would understand my decision if you put yourself in my shoes.
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Slipper

(euphemism) The plimsoll or gym shoe used in this form of punishment.
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Shoe

Plight
I wouldn't want to be in her shoes.
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Slipper

(medicine) A kind of bedpan urinal shaped like a shoe.
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Shoe

To furnish or fit with a shoe or shoes.
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Slipper

(obsolete) slippery
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Shoe

To cover with a wooden or metal guard to protect against wear.
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Slipper

To spank with a plimsoll as corporal punishment.
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Shoe

A protective covering for the foot, with a bottom part composed of thick leather or plastic sole and often a thicker heel, and a softer upper part made of leather or synthetic material. Shoes generally do not extend above the ankle, as opposed to boots, which do.
Get your shoes on now, or you'll be late for school.
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Slipper

One who, or that which, slips.
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Shoe

A piece of metal designed to be attached to a horse's foot as a means of protection; a horseshoe.
Throw the shoe from behind the line, and try to get it to land circling (a ringer) or touching the far stake.
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Slipper

A kind of light shoe, which may be slipped on with ease, and worn in undress; a slipshoe.
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Shoe

(card games) A device for holding multiple decks of playing cards, allowing more games to be played by reducing the time between shuffles.
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Slipper

A kind of apron or pinafore for children.
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Shoe

Something resembling a shoe in form, position, or function, such as a brake shoe.
Remember to turn the rotors when replacing the brake shoes, or they will wear out unevenly.
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Slipper

A kind of brake or shoe for a wagon wheel.
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Shoe

A band of iron or steel, or a ship of wood, fastened to the bottom of the runner of a sleigh, or any vehicle which slides on the snow.
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Slipper

A piece, usually a plate, applied to a sliding piece, to receive wear and afford a means of adjustment; - also called shoe, and gib.
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Shoe

A drag, or sliding piece of wood or iron, placed under the wheel of a loaded vehicle, to retard its motion in going down a hill.
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Slipper

Slippery.
O! trustless state of earthly things, and slipper hopeOf mortal men.
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Shoe

The part of a railroad car brake which presses upon the wheel to retard its motion.
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Slipper

Low footwear that can be slipped on and off easily; usually worn indoors
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Shoe

(architecture) A trough-shaped or spout-shaped member, put at the bottom of the water leader coming from the eaves gutter, so as to throw the water off from the building.
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Slipper

A person who slips or slides because of loss of traction
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Shoe

A trough or spout for conveying grain from the hopper to the eye of the millstone.
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Shoe

An inclined trough in an ore-crushing mill.
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Shoe

An iron socket or plate to take the thrust of a strut or rafter.
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Shoe

An iron socket to protect the point of a wooden pile.
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Shoe

(engineering) A plate, or notched piece, interposed between a moving part and the stationary part on which it bears, to take the wear and afford means of adjustment; called also slipper and gib.
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Shoe

Part of a current collector on electric trains which provides contact either with a live rail or an overhead wire (fitted to a pantograph in the latter case).
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Shoe

(historical) An ingot of gold or silver shaped somewhat like a traditional Chinese shoe, formerly used in trade in the Far East.
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Shoe

The outer cover or tread of a pneumatic tire, especially for an automobile.
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Shoe

A pneumatic tire, especially for an automobile.
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Shoe

To put shoes on one's feet.
Men and women clothed and shod for the ascent.
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Shoe

To put horseshoes on a horse.
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Shoe

To equip an object with a protection against wear.
The billiard cue stick was shod in silver.
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Shoe

A covering for the human foot, usually made of leather, having a thick and somewhat stiff sole and a lighter top. It differs from a boot on not extending so far up the leg.
Your hose should be ungartered, . . . yourshoe untied.
Spare none but such as go in clouted shoon.
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Shoe

Anything resembling a shoe in form, position, or use.
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Shoe

The outer cover or tread of a pneumatic tire, esp. for an automobile.
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Shoe

To furnish with a shoe or shoes; to put a shoe or shoes on; as, to shoe a horse, a sled, an anchor.
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Shoe

To protect or ornament with something which serves the purpose of a shoe; to tip.
The sharp and small end of the billiard stick, which is shod with brass or silver.
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Shoe

Footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
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Shoe

(card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time
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Shoe

U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof
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Shoe

A restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
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Shoe

Furnish with shoes;
The children were well shoed
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