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Definition of the verb slink
What does slink mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections:
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- walk stealthily
- examples: I saw a cougar slinking toward its prey | The children slink to the playground
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula there [Verb] [Theme, indefinite] [Path Preposition] [Location] There jumped a little white rabbit out of the box there [Verb] [Path Preposition] [Location, concrete] [Theme, indefinite] There jumped out of the box a little white rabbit [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] He skated Penny | Tom jumped the horse [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Adjective] Bill rolled the drawer open | He rode her seasick | He skated Penny exhausted | Tom walked the dog exhausted [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] to / into [Oblique, state] Bill rolled the drawer to an open position | He rode her to sickness | He skated Penny to exhaustion | Tom walked the dog to exhaustion [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Spatial Preposition] [Location] Tom jumped the horse over the fence [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] The horse jumped [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Location, concrete] The horse jumped the stream [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Oblique 1] to / into [Oblique 2, state] Claire skated her skates blades to shreds | She waltzed herself to sickness | We walked ourselves into a state of exhaustion [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Oblique 1] [Path Preposition] [Oblique 2] Tom ran the soles off his shoes [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Spatial Preposition] [Location] The horse jumped over the fence [Path Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] Out of the box jumped a little white rabbit
Verbs of Motion (with the same syntax): amble, backpack, bolt, bounce, bound, bowl, canter, carom, cavort, charge, clamber, climb, clump, coast, crawl, creep, dart, dash, dodder, drift, file, flit, float, fly, frolic, gallop, gambol, glide, goose step, hasten, hike, hobble, hop, hurry, hurtle, inch, jog, journey, jump, leap, limp, lollop, lope, lumber, lurch, march, meander, mince, mosey, nip, pad, parade, perambulate, plod, prance, promenade, prowl, race, ramble, roam, roll, romp, rove, run, rush, sashay, saunter, scamper, scoot, scram, scramble, scud, scurry, scuttle, shamble, shuffle, sidle, skedaddle, skip, skitter, skulk, sleepwalk, slide, slither, slog, slouch, sneak, somersault, speed, stagger, step, stomp, stray, streak, stride, stroll, strut, stumble, stump, swagger, sweep, swerve, swim, tack, tear, tiptoe, toddle, toil, totter, tour, traipse, tramp, travel, trek, troop, trot, trudge, trundle, vault, waddle, wade, walk, wander, weave, whiz, zigzag, zoom.
- lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
- more generic word: walk = use one's feet to advance
Alternative definition of the verb slink
- [intransitive] To sneak about furtively.
- [transitive] To give birth to an animal prematurely.
- Slink a.k.a. Slinky Dog is a fictional character in the 2010 computer-animated 3D film Toy Story 3.
- read more about Slinky Dog
- Slink is a fictional character in the animated film The Lion of Judah.
- Slink is a fictional character from the 1998 film Denial.
"Slink" is a composition.
- music and lyrics by Jerry Harrison
Slink was an online magazine published by the BBC for teenage girls. The health articles on the site were written by Dr Mel, a regular contributor to BBC Radio 1's The Sunday Surgery and Top of the Pops magazine. Slink was created by members of BBC Switch. On 15 May 2011, the Slink website was closed.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Slink
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Human Molecular Genetics (1996)
SLINK is a simulation program designed to generate ...
In which the Words are Explained in the Order of Their Natural Affinity, Independent of Alphabetical Arrangement; and the Signification of Each is Traced from Its Etymology ... to which are Added, an Introduction, Containing a New Grammar of the Language, and an Alphabetical Index, for the Ease of Consultation by David Booth
A SLINK is a Calf which a Cow SLINKs, or (CASTs,) before its time; and the same name is given, by the Leatherdresser, to the CALFSKIN of this premature birth. A woman's false conception,-that misshapen mass which surgeons call a MoLE ...
An Analytical Dictionary of the English Language in which the words are explained in the order of their natural affinity, independent of alphabetical arrangement, and the signification of each is traced from its etymology ... To which are added, an introduction, containing a new grammar of the language, and an alphabetical index, etc (1835)
by David BOOTH (Author of the Analytical Dictionary.)
A SLINK is a Calf which a Cow SLINKS, or (CASTS,) before its time; and the same name is given, by the Leatherdresser, to the CALFSKIN of this premature birth. A woman's false conception,—that misshapen mass which surgeons call a ...
An analytical dictionary of the English language, in which the words are explained in the order of their natural affinity, independent of alphabetical arrangement ... (1836)
by David Booth
A Slink is a Calf which a Cow Slinks, or (Casts,) before its time ; and the same name is given, by the Leatherdresser, to the Calfskin of this premature birth. A woman's false conception, — that mis-shapen mass which surgeons call a Mole ( Latin ...
On the Basis of Webster's English Dictionary ... Also, a Supplement Containing an Extensive Collection of Words, Terms and Phrases in ... Literature, Science, and Art, Together with Numerous Obsolete, Obsolescent, and Scottish Words Not Included in Previous English Dictionaries by John Ogilvie
SLINK, a. Lank; slender; little worth; not to be depended on as good. [Scotch.] SLINK, n. A sneaking fellow ; a greedy starveling; a cheat; the flesh of an animal prematurely brought forth; the veal of a calf killed immediately after being calved.
by Cambridge University Press
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by Bryan A. Garner
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The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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