Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To turn or bend like a serpent, first in one direction and then in the opposite; to meander.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To turn or bend like a serpent, first in one direction and then in the opposite; to meander; to wind; to serpentine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To wind; turn or bend, first in one direction and then in the opposite; meander.

Etymologies

serpent +‎ -ize (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The scene is a little changed for the worse: the lovely landscape is now one undistinguished waste of snow, only a little diversified by the great variety of ever-greens in the woods: the romantic winding path down the side of the hill to our farm, on which we used to amuse ourselves with seeing the beaux serpentize, is now a confused, frightful, rugged precipice, which one trembles at the idea of ascending.

    The History of Emily Montague

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