verb (used without object)
to lie or keep in hiding, as for some evil reason:
The thief skulked in the shadows.
to move in a stealthy manner; slink:
The panther skulked through the bush.
British. to shirk duty; malinger.
a person who skulks.
a pack or group of foxes.
Rare. an act or instance of skulking.
to move stealthily so as to avoid notice
to lie in hiding; lurk
to shirk duty or evade responsibilities; malinger
a person who skulks
(obsolete) a pack of foxes or other animals that creep about stealthily
noun 1. the bony framework of the head, enclosing the brain and supporting the face; the skeleton of the head. 2. the head as the center of knowledge and understanding; mind: to get literature’s great ideas through our skulls. 3. Armor. the part of a helmet that covers the top of the head. Idioms 4. […]
noun 1. a representation of a front view of a human skull above two crossed bones, originally used on pirates’ flags and now used as a warning sign, as in designating substances as poisons. skull and crossbones noun 1. a picture of the human skull above two crossed thighbones, formerly on the pirate flag, now […]
- Skull cracker
noun See wrecking ball
[skuhl-duhg-uh-ree] /skʌlˈdʌg ə ri/ noun, plural skullduggeries. 1. skulduggery. noun, plural skulduggeries. 1. dishonorable proceedings; mean dishonesty or trickery: bribery, graft, and other such skulduggery. 2. an instance of dishonest or deceitful behavior; trick. noun 1. (informal) underhand dealing; trickery skull-buster