Meaning of “slink” in the English Dictionary


"slink" in English

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slinkverb [ I usually + adv/prep ]

uk /slɪŋk/ us /slɪŋk/ slunk, slunk

to walk away from somewhere quietly so that you are not noticed:

I tried to slink out of the room so that nobody would see me go.
disapproving He usually slinks off (= leaves) at about 3.30.

(Definition of “slink” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"slink" in American English

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slinkverb [ I always + adv/prep ]

us /slɪŋk/ past tense and past participle slunk /slʌŋk/

to walk or leave quietly, esp. because you do not want to be noticed or are ashamed of something:

I was so embarrassed that I tried to slink away.

(Definition of “slink” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)