Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Slow; indolent; procrastinating; deceitful.

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  • verb Present participle of slither.

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  • adjective moving as on a slippery surface

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 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.

    The Horsewoman A Practical Guide to Side-Saddle Riding, 2nd. Ed.

  • 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!

    Station Life in New Zealand

  • [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.

    Conceptual Guerilla - Central Command in the War of Ideas

  • 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.

    Think Progress » Mainstream media pick up Drudge fiction.

  • "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.

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  • "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.

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  • "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.

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  • "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.

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  • "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.

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  • It has – Leee John-like – been slithering toward us for several decades with a winsome look on its pan.

    Wimbledon deafened by cacophony of body language | Harry Pearson

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