From Middle English sliden, from Old English slīdan ("to slide"), from Proto-Germanic *slīdaną ("to slide, glide"), from Proto-Indo-European, from *sleydʰ-. Cognate with Old High German slītan ("to slide") (whence German schlittern), Middle Low German slīden ("to slide"), Middle Dutch slīden ("to slide") (whence Dutch slijderen, frequentative of now obsolete slijden), .
Modern English dictionary
Explore and search massive catalog of over 900,000 word meanings.
Word of the Day
Get a curated memorable word every day.
Level up your vocabulary by setting personal goals.