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Definition of the noun skulk

What does skulk mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: skulks

  1. a group of foxes

Definition of the verb skulk

What does skulk mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: skulked | skulking | skulks

  1. lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
    • lexical domain: Stative - verbs of being, having, spatial relations
    • synonym of skulk: lurk
    • more generic words: conceal / hide = prevent from being seen or discovered
  2. avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill
  3. move stealthily

Alternative definition of the verb skulk

verb

  1. to conceal oneself; to hide
  2. to sneak around, sneak about

Character

Skulk is a fictional character and Amalgam Comics superhero, whose true debut was in Doctor Strangefate #1, though his debut was in Tales of Strangefate #157. He is a combination of DC Comics' Solomon Grundy and Marvel Comics' Hulk.

Music

  1. "Skulk" is a musical album of Jim Moray.
    • released in
  2. "Skulk" is a musical single of I Am Oak.
    • released on
  3. "Skulk" is a musical single of Echo Image.
    • released on (14 years ago)

Miscellanea

Skulk: In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying game, the skulk is a type of fictional monster.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Skulk

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Google previewIf Birds Gather Your Hair for Nesting (2009)

Poems by Anna Journey

A Skulk Is a Group of Foxes but one is fabulous, we say, meaning mystical or fablelike. In the backyard the stone pine blues from the red fox that flares behind it. Scientifically speaking, we say vulpes vulpes sounds sexual, or Star Wars, too ...

Google previewThe Selborne Magazine and "Nature Notes," (1907)

The Organ of the Selborne Society

A weasel slinks across from one bush to another and disappears; a despicable little skulk is the weasel, though plucky, for all that, when hard pressed. So there is wild ...

Google previewThe Selborne Magazine and "Nature Notes". (1908)

by George Simonds Boulger

A weasel slinks across from one bush to another and disappears ; a despicable little skulk is the weasel, though plucky, for all that, when hard pressed. So there is wild ...

Google previewThe Selborne Magazine (1908)

A weasel slinks across from one bush to another and disappears ; a despicable little skulk is the weasel, though plucky, for all that, when hard pressed. So there is wild life in England still, but enjoy it while ye may, for the times are changing ...

Google previewThe Comprehensive Standard Dictionary of the English Language (1921)

by Funk & Wagnalls Company

Skulk*, 1 skulk; 2 skulk, vi. To move about a ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms (1984)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

To skulk is usually to move ...

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language (1897)

A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language ... by Thomas Henry Huxley

skulk, soolk, * scnlk, . t «t (. [lixu. skulk* ; Sw. skolka; Icel. skolla.] A. Intrans.

Google previewAn English and Oordoo School Dictionary, in Roman Characters: with the Accentuation of the Oordoo Words Calculated to Facilitate Their Pronunciation by Europeans (1841)

by Joseph T. Thompson

ulál, chinchul Skulk, v. débukna f * Skull, s. khópree . A o Sky ...

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Usage statistics about skulk

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb skulk:

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Scrabble value of S1K5U1L1K5

The value of this 5-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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