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Definition of "slunk" [slunk]

  • A past tense and a past participle of slink. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "slunk" in a sentence
  • "Then amidst a loud hooting, Hall took his weapons and without a word slunk into the boat of the Raven that lay astern, and rowed ashore; nor did Eric see his face for many months."
  • "He had heard of his extraordinary powers of curing almost every description of malady peculiar to the human frame, and without another word slunk out of the room."
  • "Hahn-Bin who uses only his first name slunk across the stage with his instrument, propped himself atop a piano and whipped his bow toward the crowd, more ringmaster than concertmaster."