Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Slippery.
  • v. To slip or slide, especially clumsily, or in a gingerly, timorous way.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Slippery.
  • transitive v. To slide with interruption.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Slippery.
  • To slip; slide; especially, to slide clumsily or in a gingerly, timorous way: as, he sliddered down as best he could.

Etymologies

From Middle English slider, from Old English slidor ("slippery"), from Proto-Germanic *slidaraz, *slidraz (“slippery”), from Proto-Indo-European *sleidh- (“to slip, glide”). Related to Old English slīdan ("to slide"). More at slide. (Wiktionary)
From Middle English slyderen, slidren, from Old English sliderian ("to slip"), from Proto-Germanic *slidrōnan (“to slide”), from Proto-Indo-European *sleidh- (“to slip”). Cognate with Middle Dutch slideren ("to drag, train"), German schlittern ("to slip, slide"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And, begob, I saw his physog do a peep in and then slidder off again.

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  • "You'll slidder all the way down the fell, sure enough," saves Liza.

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  • "I'll Be A Witness". you made songs that were from the heart of the saint, and made the sinner come and surrender all, and the bcak slidder to come back home.

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  • If my 2 turtles (who are red ear slidder turtles) are a boy and a girl will they have babies? baby newborn

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  • McCarthy’s mare, in extended order, a tree’s length from the longest way out, down the switchbackward slidder of the land-sown route of Hauburnea’s liveliest vinnage on the brain, the unimportant Parthalonians with the mouldy Firbolgs and the

    Finnegans Wake

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