slither \slith"er\ (sl[i^][th]"[~e]r), v. i. [Cf. G. schlittern, LG. schliddern. See {slide}.] To slide; to glide. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • slither — (v.) O.E. slidrian to slide on a loose slope, a frequentative form of slidan to slide (see SLIDE (Cf. slide)). Meaning to walk in a sliding manner is attested from 1848. In reference to reptile motion, attested from 1839. Related: Slithered;… …   Etymology dictionary

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  • slither — ► VERB 1) move smoothly over a surface with a twisting or oscillating motion. 2) slide or slip unsteadily on a loose or slippery surface. ► NOUN 1) a slithering movement. 2) a sliver. DERIVATIVES slithery adjective …   English terms dictionary

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  • slither — UK [ˈslɪðə(r)] / US [ˈslɪðər] verb [intransitive] Word forms slither : present tense I/you/we/they slither he/she/it slithers present participle slithering past tense slithered past participle slithered 1) to slide over a surface slither… …   English dictionary

  • slither — verb ADVERB ▪ silently ▪ A snake was slithering silently along the floor. ▪ slowly ▪ away, off ▪ The snake slithered away …   Collocations dictionary

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