verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Words nearby slither
Origin of slither
OTHER WORDS FROM slitherslith·er·y, adjective
Examples from the Web for slithering
He was slithering downward, bored, lonely, erratic, sending out thousands of text messages.Derek Boogaard: The Player Hockey Hooked by Feeding Him Painkillers|Buzz Bissinger|June 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There are an estimated 30,000 of them, slithering through Miami and surrounding counties.
Lately, the pythons are slithering out of border wildlife areas, and into farmland.
But here, surrounded by this writhing, slithering mass of eight-foot creatures, he felt distinctly unhappy.Upstarts|L. J. Stecher
Here her French Grammar, slithering over the soap to the floor, woke her from that delicious reverie.Regiment of Women|Clemence Dane
Jaffery's mind went back to the Bedlam of the slithering cargo.Jaffery|William J. Locke
Now, what will that chap be doing there, slithering about over the water?The Ocean Cat's Paw|George Manville Fenn
He rose, drew his saber half-way from the scabbard, and sent it slithering back.The Puppet Crown|Harold MacGrath