verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of slither
OTHER WORDS FROM slitherslith·er·y, adjective
Words nearby slither
Example sentences from the Web for slither
Wayne LaPierre may have won the week, and he may slither away without Congress doing anything this time around.
But as is frequently the case, the Sandy Hook conspiracy theories would eventually slither toward more sinister territory.Newtown Conspiracy Theories: Obama, Iran, and Other Culprits|Michael Moynihan|December 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
On the day the Sun-Times finally sank, an Ontario court rejected Breeden's effort to slither out of my libel suits.
They curve up all together like a glittering bow and slither down again.Round the Wonderful World|G. E. Mitton
You can slither pine-needles through your fingers as you discuss, too, and it helps you to think.Us and the Bottleman|Edith Ballinger Price
We slither and slide to the bottom of the pit and gather fragments of steel.'Green Balls'|Paul Bewsher
Up comes the deck in that fainting swoon backwards—then down it fades in that indescribable slither forwards.
A dimness comes over one's mind: a sort of stupefaction owing to the wind and the relentless slither-and-rearing of the ship.