slid


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slide off

To slip along the surface of something and fall off. All of the toppings slid off my ice cream sundae before I could take a single bite! Be careful, or that stack of books will slide right off the table.
See also: off, slide

slide into (one's)/the DMs

slang To successfully flirt with someone via direct message (DM) on social media. If you're trying to slide into your crush's DMs, don't use a cheesy pick-up line. A: "I just slid into the DMs and asked her out on a date." B: "Wow, I can't believe that actually worked!"
See also: DM, slide
References in classic literature ?
Richard slid his eyes over her uneasily once, and never looked at her again.
The wall behind him oozed with damp, which collected into drops and slid down.
Beneath them the water slid foaming down a smooth-faced rock to the lip, whence it leaped clear--a pulsating ribbon of white, a-breath with movement, ever falling and ever remaining, changing its substance but never its form, an aerial waterway as immaterial as gauze and as permanent as the hills, that spanned space and the free air from the lip of the rock to the tops of the trees far below, into whose green screen it disappeared to fall into a secret pool.
There was naught to show of his existence, save the marks of Comanche's hoofs on the road and of his body where it had slid over the brink.
In the distance, a great white mass lazily rose, and rising higher and higher, and disentangling itself from the azure, at last gleamed before our prow like a snow-slide, new slid from the hills.
1 : to move or cause to move smoothly over a surface : glide <Skaters slid over the ice.