Definition of slip knot noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


slip knot

BrE BrE//ˈslɪp nɒt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈslɪp nɑːt//
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a knot that can slide easily along the rope, etc. on which it is tied, in order to make the loop or rope tighter or looser
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: slip knot