Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of slink.

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Examples

  • I once saw him send a whole roomful of anti-gun reporters slinking from a press conference like whipped dogs.

    A List of Firearms Superlatives

  • Overwhelming polling data backing the liberal position isn’t a reason to go on offense, it’s a reason to think Democrats can succeed in slinking away.

    Matthew Yglesias » Timing Is Everything

  • He closed his eyes, replayed the opening credits, recalled the slinking, skullduggerous beat of the score, and chuckled softly.

    Omnibus

  • He closed his eyes, replayed the opening credits, recalled the slinking, skullduggerous beat of the score, and chuckled softly.

    The Otherworld

  • Her tongue was the signal for "slinking," among the bold hunters of Turkey-town; and when they heard it, "now," said the young women, who sympathised, as all proper young women will do, with the handsome husband of an ugly wife, "now," said they, "we know that poor Conattee has come home."

    The Wigwam and the Cabin. By the Author of "The Yemassee," "Guy Rivers," &c. First Series

  • Fancy imagined the cacklers gathering their young and slinking away into a safer stretch of forest.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • And we were just on the verge of slinking away into the night, when we heard something from inside.

    Kings of Colorado

  • He gets busted for deserting his post and slinking off to [...] jj at bucknell

    Sanford impeachment unlikely, state legislators say

  • As I was slinking into this stuff I stoped to listen, at that very moment, the biggest deer I have ever seen jumps up not 2 feet to my left and takes off ACCROSS me, not running the other way but runs directly across 18 inches in front of me.

    New Weekly Contest: Best Hunting Story Wins a Leatherman

  • As I was slinking into this stuff I stoped to listen, at that very moment, the biggest deer I have ever seen jumps up not 2 feet to my left and takes off ACCROSS me, not running the other way but runs directly across 18 inches in front of me.

    New Weekly Contest: Best Hunting Story Wins a Leatherman

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