On the day the Sun-Times finally sank, an Ontario court rejected Breeden's effort to slither out of my libel suits.
Wayne LaPierre may have won the week, and he may slither away without Congress doing anything this time around.
Then he began to slither along the ground raising enough dust to mask his movements.
If I see the Cat or the other one, I'll slither through their bones.
Dan, with recollections of Anzac fresh upon him, remembered that slither of earth from those crump-holes on the left.
"I can't stand things that scuttle and slither and crawl," said Ives.
Then came soft little thuds on the floor, a whimper or two, small sighs, and a slither of bare legs on bare boards.
It opened with a slither of wood and a rumble of sash weights.
One could hardly be expected to slither about in soft slush for second-hand things of that kind.
The only alternative was to sit astride one of them and slither along shoreward, a few inches at a time.
early 15c., variant of Middle English slidder "to slip, slide," from Old English slidrian "to slip, slide on a loose slope," a frequentative form of slidan "to slide" (see slide (v.)). For spelling change, cf. gather. Meaning "to walk in a sliding manner" is attested from 1848. In reference to reptile motion, attested from 1839. Related: Slithered; slithering.
"slithering movement," 1861, from slither (v.).