adjective, slink·i·er, slink·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM slinkyslink·i·ly, adverbslink·i·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for slinky
Beal led all scorers with 26 points on 11-for-19 shooting and looked his normal slinky self maneuvering around defenders even after dealing with shooting pain down his right leg since getting injured.Bradley Beal returns, and the full-strength Wizards overwhelm Magic|Ava Wallace|April 8, 2021|Washington Post
Lab tests and simulations found that a spread-out configuration reduced pressure on any single interface between component, meaning that the robot’s “brain” acted more as a flexible slinky than a rigidly-tethered nervous system.This Soft Robot Stingray Just Explored the Deepest Point in the Ocean|Shelly Fan|March 9, 2021|Singularity Hub
The accompanying video has a film noir look that complements the slinky sound.
The public love-in with Jennifer Lawrence was sealed with her daring, red slinky Calvin Klein number at the 2011 Oscars.
Amongst the characters performances are decadent costumes, over-the-top wigs, and too much leather, fur, and slinky cuts to count.
Giving a bit of edge were leather bodices worn over long slinky skirts and silk dresses that swirled around the feet.
The opening look combined a light turquoise, slinky evening gown with a mauve headpiece.
She had on a frock of some thin, slinky stuff and a droopy garden hat with flowers on it and carried a sunshade.Where the Strange Trails Go Down|E. Alexander Powell
Ax dat slinky yaller man up yonder on dat flatfo'm ef he gwine give de order to th'ow me out!Sundry Accounts|Irvin S. Cobb
As the train slowed down for Rochester we saw her rise and get into her slinky little coat.Abroad at Home|Julian Street
It was a long slinky looking power boat, but it wasn't even slinking along, now.Dave Dawson at Dunkirk|Robert Sydney Bowen
A slinky man comes up at his elbow and starts to talk out of the side of his mouth.Young People's Pride|Stephen Vincent Benet