Definition of 'slither'

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Example sentences containing 'slither'

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He looked down to see the reptile slithering away between his knees. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They slither about on the grimy tiles of the orphanage floor. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She was a slither slower last night but trounced the rest nonetheless. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can slither about on it. The Sun (2009)The dominant interests slither mysteriously about. Rowbotham, Sheila The Past is Before Us - feminism in action since the 1960s (1989)He will come slithering back to our country waving a British passport to claim dole. The Sun (2014)It is nibbled cheerfully by slugs and snails, which slither away in great content. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Also, cut out stray stems wrapped around gutters and slithering along walls. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Why can't they slither back under it and let the rest of us enjoy the great day in peace? The Sun (2011)But in the recent mild, rainy weather they have been able to slither and slide all over the ground in broad daylight. Times, Sunday Times (2008)These creatures can't run away, they slither on the ice. The Sun (2008)Easy for grandees to slither away, mentally, from the realities. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They slept, zipped in nets, amid hissing insects and the slither of snakes below. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or put a researcher in the car and have him slither about until I'm ready to come back? Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is not going to help if you want to move forward and climb the ladders - all you'll do is slither down the snakes! Mansfield, Patricia Why Am I Afraid to be Assertive? (1994)The US Constitution slows the slither. Times, Sunday Times (2015)

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Translations for 'slither'

British English: slither VERB
If you slither somewhere, you slide along in an uneven way.
He lost his footing and slithered down the bank.


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