slinkiness
noun see slinky

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • slinkiness — See slinkily. * * * …   Universalium

  • slinkiness — noun The state or condition of being slinky …   Wiktionary

  • slinkiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The act of proceeding slowly, deliberately, and secretly to escape observation: furtiveness, sneakiness, stealth, stealthiness. See MOVE …   English dictionary for students

  • slinkiness — slink·i·ness …   English syllables

  • slinkiness — kēnə̇s noun ( es) : the quality or state of being slinky …   Useful english dictionary

  • slinky — adjective (slinkier; est) Date: 1918 1. characterized by slinking ; stealthily quiet < slinky movements > 2. sleek and sinuous in movement or outline; especially following the lines of the figure in a gracefully flowing manner < a slinky evening… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • slinky — slinkily, adv. slinkiness, n. /sling kee/, adj., slinkier, slinkiest. 1. characterized by or proceeding with slinking or stealthy movements. 2. made of soft, often clinging material that follows the figure closely and flows with body movement: a… …   Universalium

  • ambages — Synonyms and related words: anfractuosity, bypass, circuit, circuitousness, circumambages, circumbendibus, circumlocution, circumvolution, convolution, crinkle, crinkling, detour, deviation, deviousness, digression, excursion, flexuosity,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • circumlocution — Synonyms and related words: ambages, anfractuosity, circling, circuition, circuitousness, circuitry, circularity, circulation, circumambages, circumambience, circumambiency, circumambulation, circumbendibus, circumflexion, circummigration,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • crinkle — Synonyms and related words: ambages, anfractuosity, bristle, circuitousness, circumambages, circumbendibus, circumlocution, circumvolution, cocker, cockle, contort, convolution, corkscrew, corrugate, corrugation, crankle, crease, crimp, crimple,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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