Origin of slink
OTHER WORDS FROM slinkslink·ing·ly, adverboutslink, verb (used with object), out·slunk, out·slink·ing.un·slink·ing, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH slinksling, slink
How to use slink in a sentence
One such thing is Katie Holmes slinking around in all-black and doing her best Fosse while crooning “Hit Me With a Hot Note.”‘American Horror Story’ Sings “The Name Game” and 12 Other Bizarre TV Musical Numbers (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|January 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If anyone can talk Muammar Gaddafi into slinking away from Libya, Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi says it's him.
Last May, when the United Nations dispatched Bill Clinton to Haiti, it felt as if Clinton was slinking off the world stage.
She hissed at him angrily, and made a threatening gesture with her hands, which sent him slinking back to the darkness.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Getting close to the kopje, he saw a number of the enemy slinking off, and at once challenged them.
In the midst of it all two figures were espied, slinking along toward the boat-landing, anxious to escape notice.The Rival Campers|Ruel Perley Smith
Beyond this village lay a ruined city, now inhabited by cobras and slinking jackals.The Adventures of Kathlyn|Harold MacGrath
The Capuan saw his followers slinking away with Ardix and his Gauls.The Lion's Brood|Duffield Osborne
British Dictionary definitions for slink
- an animal, esp a calf, born prematurely
- (as modifier)slink veal