Words nearby slunk
Definition for slunk (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), slunk or (Archaic) slank; slunk; slink·ing.
verb (used with object), slunk or (Archaic) slank; slunk; slink·ing.
Origin of slink
OTHER WORDS FROM slinkslink·ing·ly, adverbout·slink, verb (used with object), out·slunk, out·slink·ing.un·slink·ing, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH slinksling slink
Examples from the Web for slunk
Williams could have slunk off into the shadows in shame, which no doubt many people at the time expected her to do.Miss America Hypocrisy: The Vanessa Williams Nude Photo Shaming|Amanda Marcotte|July 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By sharp contrast, the main contenders in the Labour leadership race have slunk away from the Blair memoir and its prescriptions.
Dubya, meanwhile, slunk out of Washington with an approval rating of 22 percent, the least popular president in 70 years.
After all that, most would have slunk away for a few months to recuperate on some island somewhere.
"I'se warrant he's do that, doctor," and in slunk the faithful beast.Rab and His Friends and Other Papers|John Brown
The tiger wavered for an instant, then, quailing before his eye, he slunk behind a bush.A Popular Account of the Manners and Customs of India|Charles Acland
I slunk away in despair, and curled myself up in my bed that night, the most miserable boy in Low Heath.Tom, Dick and Harry|Talbot Baines Reed
My late captor, without a word, slunk after him, seeing that the battle was won.The Club of Queer Trades|G. K. Chesterton
Crouching down he slunk back to the camp, and reported what he had seen.The Adventures of Captain Bonneville|Washington Irving
British Dictionary definitions for slunk (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for slunk (2 of 2)
verb slinks, slinking or slunk
- an animal, esp a calf, born prematurely
- (as modifier)slink veal