Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A sleeveless dress with narrow shoulder straps, usually made from thin silky material.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A nightdress

Etymologies

slip +‎ dress (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The alternative at that point was the slipdress, a la Carolyn Bessette, something I was not into either.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • I wore a turquois Monah Li slipdress with a t-shirt, that I had turned into a corsett-like cardigan.

    Monah Li: Dress Yourself in Confidence

  • It's not a tiny wispy slipdress that might as well be a nightgown and that has the moral authority of a wet Kleenex; no, this is a dress you could run a board meeting in, or order a mob hit in, or design a superconducting supercollider in okay, for that last, maybe if you found a lab coat that would fit over it.

    October 2006

  • Genevieve's slinky slipdress was chic, but her throwback suit was totally something Murphy Brown would have worn - and she was told to sign off.

    Toronto Sun

  • At $20, this shimmery embellished wedge is as affordable as it is chic (plus it's vegan - score!) paired with everything from an animal-print caftan, city shorts & a safari-style tee, or with a black silk slipdress that clings in all the right places.

    Fashiontribes.com Fashion Blog - Style, Beauty, Luxury Lifestyle & Shopping

  • Blowpop's Felice is one smoking hot little number that may be worn either as a cami and panties set, or as a slinky, snug slipdress.

    World of SL

  • The skirt prim panels for the slipdress are among the best I've seen, too.

    World of SL

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