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Words nearby slank
Definition for slank (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), slunk or (Archaic) slank; slunk; slink·ing.
verb (used with object), slunk or (Archaic) slank; slunk; slink·ing.
Origin of slink
OTHER WORDS FROM slinkslink·ing·ly, adverbout·slink, verb (used with object), out·slunk, out·slink·ing.un·slink·ing, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH slinksling slink
Example sentences from the Web for slank
There was another roar of laughter—feebly suppressed by a judicial frown—and I slank away, annihilated.Miss Cayley's Adventures|Grant Allen
Ise warrant hes do that, doctor; and in slank the faithful beast.Spare Hours|John Brown
"I'se warrant he's do that, doctor;" and in slank the faithful beast.
There they slank behind a curtain; and when he came out, the rings above fluttered with fear and love and hope.Cradock Nowell, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Richard Doddridge Blackmore
His quips were silent too, and his brain was empty as his sack; he slank along, and seemed to decline popular observation.The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb|Charles Lamb
British Dictionary definitions for slank
verb slinks, slinking or slunk
- an animal, esp a calf, born prematurely
- (as modifier)slink veal