Synonyms of 'skulk'
He skulked off.
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When people or animals creep somewhere, they move quietly and slowly.
I went back to the hotel and crept up to my room.
If you loiter somewhere, you remain there or walk up and down without any real purpose.
unemployed young men loitering at the entrance to the factory.
If someone lurks somewhere, they wait there secretly so that they cannot be seen, usually because they intend to do something bad.
He thought he saw someone lurking above the chamber during the address.
Thesaurus for skulk from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you skulk somewhere , you hide or move around quietly because you do not want to be seen.