verb (used without object), slunk or (Archaic) slank; slunk; slink·ing.
verb (used with object), slunk or (Archaic) slank; slunk; slink·ing.
Words nearby slink
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
Examples from the Web for slink
Jones, ever the charmer, proceeds to slink behind the desk and begin fake-hammering away at the keyboard.
We began to slink outside, tentatively crossing the terrace.
I noted that Tom Briggs and his loud-voiced associates were among the first to slink away.Out of a Labyrinth|Lawrence L. Lynch
I had fallen away already from my resolution, and used to slink up—seldom, it's true—and spend the evening with them as before.Villa Rubein and Other Stories|John Galsworthy
Then you slink to your seat and crouch in the darkness before the film, with every tissue burning!Darkwater|W. E. B. Du Bois
A dog was observed to slink away into the bush as they approached.Black Ivory|R.M. Ballantyne
Thank him you can slink away on your own legs this time, and need no one to drag you feet foremost off the Fields.Sir Ludar|Talbot Baines Reed
British Dictionary definitions for slink
verb slinks, slinking or slunk
- an animal, esp a calf, born prematurely
- (as modifier)slink veal