slinky

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slink·y

 (slĭng′kē)
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.
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slinky

(ˈslɪŋkɪ)
adj, slinkier or slinkiest
1. moving in a sinuously graceful or provocative way
2. (Clothing & Fashion) (of clothes) figure-hugging; clinging
3. characterized by furtive movements
ˈslinkily adv
ˈslinkiness n
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slink•y

(ˈslɪŋ ki)

adj. slink•i•er, slink•i•est.
1. characterized by or proceeding with slinking or stealthy movements.
2. made of soft, often clinging material that follows the figure closely: a slinky gown.
[1915–20]
slink′i•ly, adv.
slink′i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:

slinky

adjective figure-hugging, clinging, sleek, close-fitting, skintight She's wearing a slinky black mini-skirt.
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slinky

adjective
So slow, deliberate, and secret as to escape observation:
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Translations

slinky

[ˈslɪŋkɪ] ADJ (slinkier (compar) (slinkiest (superl))) [clothes] → ajustado, pegado al cuerpo; [movement] → sensual; [walk] → sinuoso, ondulante
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

slinky

[ˈslɪŋki] adj [clothes] → moulant(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

slinky

adj (+er), slinkily
adv (inf)aufreizend; walk etc alsokatzenhaft
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

slinky

[ˈslɪŋkɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) (dress) → aderente, attillato/a; (movement) → sinuoso/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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She added: "I would not dream of selling them and the same goes for Slinkey Malinky.
Whereas the eye is taken on a tour of the tabula of the Carrousel--there is a distinctive "maniere de montrer les fetes du Roi"--Cyrano's voyager bounces arbitrarily from one adventure to another, a "cosmic Slinkey condemned to perpetual motion."(18) It