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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
Examples 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
verb slinks, slinking or slunk
- an animal, esp a calf, born prematurely
- (as modifier)slink veal
Word Origin for slink
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.