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 slinked
“Walking away” is the key phrase; she knew she had slinked away with something that almost evaded her, and it felt good.What’s a Key to Victory in Sochi? Coming So Close to Defeat.|Kevin Bleyer|February 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With no other option, Law tendered his resignation to Pope John Paul II and slinked off to Rome.
Then, from my left, a tall, beautiful girl, graceful as a gazelle in skintight jeans and high heels, slinked over to me.
Vultures flapped heavenward as they rode into the gate; lean, red-eyed curs snarled and slinked about the streets.The Hill of Venus|Nathan Gallizier
They slinked down the alley and seeing a light in the back room of a store, Fenn stopped and went up to peer in.In the Heart of a Fool|William Allen White
Hanging down his head, and looking very silly, he slinked off the stage.Round the Block|John Bell Bouton
Peg was coming back, and her pockets had been emptied, for the heavy skirt now slinked around her slender form.The Girl Scouts at Camp Comalong|Lillian Garis
Tis more than a year now since I slinked out of Baalbek, leaving you in the dark about me.The Book of Khalid|Ameen Rihani
British Dictionary definitions for slinked
verb slinks, slinking or slunk
- an animal, esp a calf, born prematurely
- (as modifier)slink veal
Word Origin for slink
Word Origin and History for slinked
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.