If anyone can talk Muammar Gaddafi into slinking away from Libya, Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi says it's him.
One such thing is Katie Holmes slinking around in all-black and doing her best Fosse while crooning “Hit Me With a Hot Note.”
Last May, when the United Nations dispatched Bill Clinton to Haiti, it felt as if Clinton was slinking off the world stage.
Catherine de Medici and Robespierre slinking away, poor, guilty things, into the pale twilight of the Dawn!
He was just slinking home when out came his father, the Squire's gardener.
Those rocks and crevices were peopled with all sorts of stealthy, snarling, slinking, four-footed creatures.
And with the detective went a man whose gait was slinking, craven.
Famine, the Enemy, slinking back into the dim memory of history.
Mr. Beaufort followed them with a mortified and slinking air.
In his own heart he knew the reason for this slinking approach: he did not want Polly Candage to see him in this plight.
Old English slincan "to creep, crawl" (of reptiles), from Proto-Germanic *slinkan (cf. Swedish slinka "to glide," Dutch slinken "to shrink, shrivel;" related to sling (v.)). Of persons, attested from late 14c. Related: Slinked; slinking.