slip out

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Verb[edit]

slip out (third-person singular simple present slips out, present participle slipping out, simple past and past participle slipped out)

  1. to leave quietly, and unnoticed.
  2. to go out for a brief moment; pop out
  3. to say something which one did not intend to say.
    I was talking to Jim, about Paul and Ethel, when it just slipped out about their possible divorce. I'm sorry.