Dubya, meanwhile, slunk out of Washington with an approval rating of 22 percent, the least popular president in 70 years.
By sharp contrast, the main contenders in the Labour leadership race have slunk away from the Blair memoir and its prescriptions.
After all that, most would have slunk away for a few months to recuperate on some island somewhere.
Williams could have slunk off into the shadows in shame, which no doubt many people at the time expected her to do.
He took off his coat, and slunk to his armchair, where he began to take off his boots.
She wants to get rid of you, so, instead of posting it, I slunk behind a tree and waited.
Then he stood staring them uncomprisingly in the face, until they had slunk away.
Fayette slunk away, ashamed, and the other paused to recover himself.
At this, instead of starting down the mountain for the mitten, he slunk slowly away toward home.
The king cast his money into the silver basin and slunk away.
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.