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over- +‎ slip


overslip (third-person singular simple present overslips, present participle overslipping, simple past and past participle overslipped)

  1. (transitive) To slip or slide over; to pass easily or carelessly beyond.
  2. (transitive) To omit or neglect.
    to overslip time or opportunity

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for overslip in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)