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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)


Verb slink has 1 sense


slinkv. t. [AS. slincan; probably akin to G. schleichen, E. sleek. See Sleek, a.].
  •  To creep away meanly; to steal away; to sneak.  Tale of Beryn.  [1913 Webster]
    "Back to the thicket slunk
    The guilty serpent.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "There were some few who slank obliquely from them as they passed."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To miscarry; -- said of female beasts.  [1913 Webster]
slinkv. t. 
     To cast prematurely; -- said of female beasts; as, a cow that slinks her calf.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Produced prematurely; as, a slink calf.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Thin; lean.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The young of a beast brought forth prematurely, esp. a calf brought forth before its time.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A thievish fellow; a sneak.  [1913 Webster]


slink, v.intr. (past and past part. slunk) (often foll. by off, away, by) move in a stealthy or guilty or sneaking manner.

slink, v. & n.
--v.tr. (also absol.) (of an animal) produce (young) prematurely.
1 an animal, esp. a calf, so born.
2 its flesh.

app. f. SLINK(1)



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




N cowardice, pusillanimity, cowardliness, timidity, effeminacy, poltroonery, baseness, dastardness, dastardy, abject fear, funk, Dutch courage, fear, white feather, faint heart, cold feet, yellow streak, coward, poltroon, dastard, sneak, recreant, shy cock, dunghill cock, coistril, milksop, white liver, lily liver, nidget, one that cannot say 'boo' to a goose, slink, Bob Acres, Jerry Sneak, alarmist, terrorist, pessimist, runagate, coward, cowardly, fearful, shy, timid, timorous, skittish, poor- spirited, spiritless, soft, effeminate, weak-minded, infirm of purpose, weak-hearted, fainthearted, chickenhearted, henhearted, lilyhearted, pigeon-hearted, white- livered, lily-livered, milk-livered, milksop, smock-faced, unable to say 'boo' to a goose, dastard, dastardly, base, craven, sneaking, dunghill, recreant, unwarlike, unsoldier-like, in face a lion but in heart a deer, unmanned, frightened, Int, sauve qui peut!, every man for himself!, devil take the hindmost!, ante tubam trepidat, one's courage oozing out, degeneres animos timor arguit.

VB quail, be cowardly, be a coward, funk, cower, skulk, sneak, flinch, shy, fight shy, slink, turn tail, run away, show, the white feather.


VB conceal, hide, secrete, put out of sight, lock up, seal up, bottle up, encrypt, encode, cipher, cover, screen, cloak, veil, shroud, cover up one's tracks, screen from sight, screen from observation, drawing the veil, draw the curtain, close the curtain, curtain, shade, eclipse, throw a view over, be cloud, be mask, mask, disguise, ensconce, muffle, smother, befog, whisper, keep from, keep back, keep to oneself, keep snug, keep close, keep secret, keep dark, bury, sink, suppress, keep from, keep from out of view, keep from out of sight, keep in the shade, throw into the shade, throw into background, stifle, hush up, smother, withhold, reserve, fence with a question, ignore, keep a secret, keep one's own counsel, hold one's tongue, make no sign, not let it go further, not breathe a word, not breathe a syllable about, not let the right hand know what the left is doing, hide one's light under a bushel, bury one's talent in a napkin, keep in the dark, leave in the dark, keep in the ignorance, blind, blind the eyes, blindfold, hoodwink, mystify, puzzle, bamboozle, be concealed, suffer an eclipse, retire from sight, couch, hide oneself, lie hid, lie in perdu, lie in close, lie in ambush (ambush), seclude oneself, lurk, sneak, skulk, slink, prowl, steal into, steal out of, steal by, steal along, play at bopeep, play at hide and seek, hide in holes and corners, still hunt.

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