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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To go or move stealthily or furtively (as in fear, shame, sneaking). Also: To give premature birth to -- used especially of a domestic animal. (past)

Usage examples (34)
  • I kind of slunk along, sticking to the walls, hands in my pockets.
  • The past several years I have kind of slunk around and sulked and not really celebrated or feted my birthday.
  • The reporter kind of slunk away and even apologized for using the word "meltdown."
  • Instead, he slunk mumbling in the other direction. for more
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