He was slithering downward, bored, lonely, erratic, sending out thousands of text messages.
There are an estimated 30,000 of them, slithering through Miami and surrounding counties.
Lately, the pythons are slithering out of border wildlife areas, and into farmland.
The slithering, rustling noise became louder on their trail.
Now, what will that chap be doing there, slithering about over the water?
It was raining outside and now and then a dripping camion passed along the road, slithering through the mud.
He heard the slithering sound of Lorenzo's sword being drawn.
It was almost better than slithering along a hard road with a motor-car stripped to the running-gear.
I pushed on through the clinging, maddening gumbo, slithering and sliding.
He halted before me performing his new uncomfortable trick of slithering thumb over finger tips.
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.).