Also found in: Thesaurus.


adj. slink·i·er, slink·i·est Informal
Graceful, sinuous, and sleek: wore a slinky outfit to the party.

slink′i·ly adv.
slink′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:


The act of proceeding slowly, deliberately, and secretly to escape observation:
References in periodicals archive ?
I was trying to figure out how I was going to walk and I realised I wasn't comfortable with the slinkiness," Anne said.
But I did hope that we would have a quick flash of otter slinkiness, as the river was looking particularly clean and inviting.
Add some slinkiness to your wardrobe this season and slither into the snakeskin trend, inspired by Chloe's 70s-style Python range.