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English definition of “skulk”

skulk

verb
 
 
/skʌlk/
skulk about/behind/in, etc to hide somewhere or move around quietly in a way that makes people think you are going to do something bad: I saw a man skulking behind the shed.Hiding and disguisingMoving to avoid being seen
(Definition of skulk from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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