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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English slider, from Old English slidor (slippery), from Proto-Germanic *slidraz (slippery), from Proto-Indo-European *slidʰ-ró-s, from *sleydʰ- (to slip, glide). Related to Old English slīdan (to slide). More at slide.

AdjectiveEdit

slidder (comparative more slidder, superlative most slidder)

  1. (obsolete) Slippery.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English slyderen, slidren, from Old English sliderian (to slip), from Proto-Germanic *slidrōną (to slide), from Proto-Indo-European *sleydʰ- (to slip). Cognate with Middle Dutch slideren (to drag, train), German schlittern (to slip, slide).

VerbEdit

slidder (third-person singular simple present slidders, present participle sliddering, simple past and past participle sliddered)

  1. (dialectal or archaic) To slip or slide, especially clumsily, or in a gingerly, timorous way.
    He sliddered down as best as he could.

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Middle EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

slidder

  1. Alternative form of slider

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VerbEdit

slidder

  1. To slither.