Definition of Slinking

1. Verb. (present participle of slink) ¹



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Definition of Slinking

1. slink [v] - See also: slink

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slinking

slingshot effect
slingshots
slingshotted
slingshotten
slingshotting
slink
slinked
slinker
slinkers
slinkier
slinkies
slinkiest
slinkily
slinkiness
slinkinesses
slinking (current term)
slinks
slinky
slinter
slinters
sliotar
sliotars
slip
slip-case
slip-cueing
slip-joint pliers
slip-on
slip-skin grape
slip-up
slip-ups

Literary usage of Slinking

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Roughing It by Mark Twain (2001)
"I did have one other occupation beside that of "slinking." It was the entertaining ... He would get out slinking. his bill, calculate the interest for me, ..."

2. Every Day in the Year: A Poetical Epitome of the World's History by James Lauren Ford, Mary K. Ford (1902)
"In the brake by the crawling bayou The slinking she-wolves howl, And the mustang's snort in the river sedge Has startled the paddling fowl. A soft low tap, ..."

3. Carlyle and the Open Secret of His Life by Henry Larkin (1886)
"by far the more important half of the problem—Official slinking off—Every one for himself, let who will fall to the ground—A beautiful Ideal— ' O it's been ..."

4. Pencraft: A Plea for the Older Ways by William Watson (1916)
"... with a kind of slinking furtiveness, and with gesture of shamefaced apology, but as means which are dignified and even consecrated by ..."

5. Sheep-farming in North America by John Alexander Craig, H. P. Miller (1918)
"Abortion, slinking. — This is not uncommon in isolated cases as the result of injury or fright. Such instances need cause no alarm, and call for no special ..."

6. Sheep-farming in North America by John Alexander Craig, H. P. Miller (1913)
"Abortion, slinking. — This is not uncommon in isolated cases as the result of injury or fright. Such instances need cause no alarm, and call for no special ..."

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