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slinky

[ sling-kee ]
/ ˈslɪŋ ki /
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adjective, slink·i·er, slink·i·est.

characterized by or proceeding with slinking or stealthy movements.
made of soft, often clinging material that follows the figure closely and flows with body movement: a slinky gown.

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Origin of slinky

First recorded in 1915–20; slink + -y1
slink·i·ly, adverbslink·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for slinky

slinky
/ (ˈslɪŋkɪ) /

adjective slinkier or slinkiest informal

moving in a sinuously graceful or provocative way
(of clothes) figure-hugging; clinging
characterized by furtive movements
slinkily, adverbslinkiness, noun
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