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Definition of the verb slither

What does slither mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: slithered | slithering | slithers

  1. to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly

Alternative definition of the verb slither


  1. To move about smoothly and from side to side.
  2. [intransitive] To slide


  1. "Slither" is a 2006 American science fiction-comedy horror film written and directed by James Gunn in his directorial debut, and starring Nathan Fillion, Elizabeth Banks, Gregg Henry, and Michael Rooker. The film was produced by Paul Brooks and Eric Newman.
  2. "Slither" is a 1973 comedy film starring James Caan. It was directed by Howard Zieff.


"Slither" is a video game.

  • genre: Action game
  • released on (32 years ago)


  1. Slither is a fictional character, a snake-like mutant in the Marvel Comics Universe. His first appearance was in Captain America Annual #4 and was created by Jack Kirby.
  2. Slither is a fictional character from the 2012 film Treasure Buddies.


  1. "Slither" is a song by American hard rock band Velvet Revolver, featured on their 2004 debut album Contraband. When it was released as the second single from the album in 2004, "Slither" topped both the American Billboard Mainstream Rock and Modern Rock charts, as well as reaching number 56 on the main Billboard Hot 100 chart and number 35 on the UK Singles Chart.
  2. "Slither" is the fourth full-length album by the American metalcore band Earth Crisis, released in 2000. With this album, Earth Crisis returned to Victory Records after releasing Breed the Killers on Roadrunner Records in 1998. The album ventured into the nu metal sound influenced in 90 metal bands Korn, Slipknot, Biohazard and Machine Head.
  3. "Slither" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  4. "Slither" is a musical album of Tyler Bates.
    • released on (9 years ago)
  5. "Slither" is a musical single of Opeth.
    • released on
  6. "Slither" is a musical single of Velvet Revolver.
    • released on (10 years ago)


Who is Slither?

Slither a.k.a. The Boogeyman: Martin "Marty" Wright is an American professional wrestler best known for his time with World Wrestling Entertainment under the ring name The Boogeyman.


  1. Slither is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.
  2. Slither is an application designed to track the movement of C. elegans worms in a laboratory environment. It was developed by the Small Neural Systems Group of Dr. Catharine Rankin, at the Brain Research Centre located at the University of British Columbia.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Slither

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Google previewCombinatorial Optimization (2011)

by William J. Cook, William H. Cunningham, William R. Pulleyblank, Alexander Schrijver

Slither is a two-person game played on a graph G = (V, E). The players, called First and...

Google preview1,001 ASVAB AFQT Practice Questions For Dummies (2017)

by Angie Papple Johnston

slide Slither is a verb that means to slide ...

Google previewClassic Home Video Games, 1972-1984 (2012)

A Complete Reference Guide by Brett Weiss

Slither is a fast and furious game that Centipede fans will love.

Google previewRumba Dance Encyclopedi (2009)

And Related Dances by Thomas L. Nelson

Slither or Slip: A probably Unteadable, General, Progressive Traveling Singular or Coupledance Movement, Figure, or Activity Pattern. To Slither is a kind of Walk , which are Movements belonging to the Walk(l) Genre, which in turn belongs to ...

Google previewLocal Etymology (1859)

A Derivative Dictionary of Geographical Names by Richard Stephen Charnock

Slither is a north country word signifying idle, lazy, sluggish, and may come from A. S. hlithe. Latherpwll would signify in the Anc. Brit, "smooth pool." The W. llathr is glossy, polished, glittering; llathru, to make smooth; llithrig, sliding, gliding, ...

Google previewThe Giant Encyclopedia of Science Activities for Children 3 to 6 (1998)

More Than 600 Science Activities Written by Teachers for Teachers by Kathy Charner

Slither. and. Crawl. Science skills The children observe closely and work on social skills. Materials 22" x 28" (55 cm x 70 cm) sheet of white poster board Reptile/insect wrapping paper with repeating ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

tidy, wily, wise slide: chute, coast, decline, downswing, downturn, elide, fall, flow, glide, glissade, hurry, incline, scoot, skate, skid, skim, sled, sledge, slip, slither, slope, stream, veer slide from building: chute slide, controlled, on icy or snowy ...



Slither – (verb) move smoothly over a surface with a twisting or oscillating motion. slide or slip unsteadily on a loose or slippery surface. The snake slithered around in the enclosure. (noun) 1 a slithering movement.

Google previewThe Giant Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for Four-year-olds (2004)

by Kathy Charner

Slither, hop, crawl, and fly! Sing "The Ants Went Marching" and march around the room together. Related books Bees (First Discovery Book) by Gallimard Jeunesse and Raoul Sautai Peck Slither and Slide by Suse MacDonald The World of ...

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Usage statistics about slither

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


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Quotes about Slither

Glinting gold
Through grass
Shining scales
Flat facted eyes
Slither softly
Through the torns
Now I see you
Next you 're gone
Where did you learn to do that
Just like someone I once knew (Teo Wen)
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Scrabble value of S1L1I1T1H4E1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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