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- v. Present participle of slither.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Slow; indolent; procrastinating; deceitful.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. moving as on a slippery surface
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The trot should be properly studied in a school or enclosure before a lady is taken out on the roads, for she can learn nothing by "slithering" along anyhow, and will be liable to contract a bad method of riding, which will probably prevent her from ever becoming a good horsewoman.
As usual, F--- went first and I followed, taking care not to keep below him, lest he and Leo should come "slithering" (that is the only word for it) down upon me; but, alas, it was Helen and I who slithered!
[I suspect 'slithering' would be a more accurate descriptor.] "Even though the number was worse than expected, in some ways you could almost say that was being built in," said Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at Standard & Poor's Equity Research.
She couldn’t have been more pleased with herself trying to squirm up Lynn Cheney’s inflamed sphincter, like some kind of slithering tumor trying to find its way home.
"slithering" from side to side or by pushing with your foot, opening up even more trick possibilities and making it that much harder to put away.
It has – Leee John-like – been slithering toward us for several decades with a winsome look on its pan.
He rolled over onto his side, his dreads slithering across the bed.
She was coming to the end of her routine, evidenced by the fact that she was now slithering down the pole headfirst, while at the same time managing to remove her baby doll top.
Maybe it was nothing—or maybe it was a lion out hunting for dinner or a snake slithering through the grass.
He considered slithering back into the water again, but he was afraid he might be heard.