verb (used without object), slunk or (Archaic) slank; slunk; slinking.
to move or go in a furtive, abject manner, as from fear, cowardice, or shame.
to walk or move in a slow, sinuous, provocative way.
verb (used with object), slunk or (Archaic) slank; slunk; slinking.
(especially of cows) to bring forth (young) prematurely.
a prematurely born calf or other animal.
a slink calf.
verb slinks, slinking, slunk
(intransitive) to move or act in a furtive or cringing manner from or as if from fear, guilt, etc
(intransitive) to move in a sinuous alluring manner
(transitive) (of animals, esp cows) to give birth to prematurely
an animal, esp a calf, born prematurely
(as modifier): slink veal
adjective, slinkier, slinkiest. 1. characterized by or proceeding with slinking or stealthy movements. 2. made of soft, often clinging material that follows the figure closely and flows with body movement: a slinky gown. adjective (informal) slinkier, slinkiest 1. moving in a sinuously graceful or provocative way 2. (of clothes) figure-hugging; clinging 3. characterized by furtive […]
noun 1. (Austral & NZ, informal) a dodge, trick, or stratagem Also (Austral obsolete) slanter, slenter
noun 1. the ball used in hurling
verb (used without object), slipped or (Archaic) slipt; slipped; slipping. 1. to move, flow, pass, or go smoothly or easily; glide; slide: Water slips off a smooth surface. 2. to slide suddenly or involuntarily; to lose one’s foothold, as on a smooth surface: She slipped on the icy ground. 3. to move, slide, or start […]