One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
See slipper‘slippered feet’
- ‘Glancing fearfully at her feverish husband lying on the simple bed, Larinda stood to her dainty slippered feet and padded into the narrow hallway.’
- ‘I grinned, seeing two small, slippered feet peeking out beneath the silk material.’
- ‘I cringed and slowly backed away, the small silver bell in my right hand as I ran back toward the house, my leather slippered feet hitting the sand below me.’
- ‘We listened to the sound of the snow; a soft, shuffling sound that like slippered footsteps on the roof of the car.’
- ‘The image changed suddenly to slippered feet scuffing at the spotless carpet before the fireplace.’
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