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VERB (1)

1. walk stealthily;
- Example: "I saw a cougar slinking toward its prey"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Slink \Slink\, v. t. [imp. Slunk, Archaic Slank; p. p. Slunk; p. pr. & vb. n. Slinking.] [AS. slincan; probably akin to G. schleichen, E. sleek. See Sleek, a.] 1. To creep away meanly; to steal away; to sneak. "To slink away and hide." --Tale of Beryn. [1913 Webster] Back to the thicket slunk The guilty serpent. --Milton. [1913 Webster] There were some few who slank obliquely from them as they passed. --Landor. [1913 Webster] 2. To miscarry; -- said of female beasts. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Slink \Slink\, v. t. To cast prematurely; -- said of female beasts; as, a cow that slinks her calf. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Slink \Slink\, a. 1. Produced prematurely; as, a slink calf. [1913 Webster] 2. Thin; lean. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Slink \Slink\, n. 1. The young of a beast brought forth prematurely, esp. a calf brought forth before its time. [1913 Webster] 2. A thievish fellow; a sneak. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

slink v 1: walk stealthily; "I saw a cougar slinking toward its prey"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

119 Moby Thesaurus words for "slink": amble, barge, bowl along, bundle, clump, contort, corkscrew, couch, cower, crawl, creep, cringe, crinkle, crouch, drag, flounce, foot, footslog, go on tiptoe, grovel, gumshoe, halt, hippety-hop, hitch, hobble, hop, inch, inch along, intort, jog, jolt, jump, lay wait, lie in wait, limp, lumber, lunge, lurch, lurk, meander, mince, nightwalk, pace, pad, paddle, peg, piaffe, piaffer, plod, prance, prowl, pussyfoot, quail, rack, roll, sashay, saunter, scallop, scrabble, scramble, screw, scuff, scuffle, scuttle, serpentine, shadow, shamble, shirk, shuffle, sidle, single-foot, skip, skulk, slide, slither, slog, slouch, snake, sneak, sneaker, stagger, stalk, stamp, steal, steal along, stomp, straddle, straggle, stride, stroll, strut, stump, swagger, swing, swirl, tippytoe, tiptoe, tittup, toddle, totter, traipse, trip, trudge, turn, twine, twirl, twist, twist and turn, waddle, wamble, weasel, whirl, whorl, wiggle, wind, wobble, worm, worm along, wring