Definition of "slithering" [slithering]

  • Present participle of slither. (verb)

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Use "slithering" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "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!"
  • "[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."