Definition of "slinky" [slink•y]

  • Stealthy, furtive, and sneaking. (adjective)
  • Informal Graceful, sinuous, and sleek: wore a slinky outfit to the party. (adjective)

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Use "slinky" in a sentence
  • "So, I want to see Scarlett Johansson and Halle Berry in slinky dresses, at a party singing “Happy Birthday, Mr. President,” and a late night motorcade back to the White House, with Bill Clinton giving a thumbs up."
  • "So, I want to see Scarlett Johansson and Halle Berry in slinky dresses, at a party singing “Happy Birthday, Mr. President,”"
  • "DREW slinky is supposed to look like barbed wire too i think"