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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.

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

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:

slinky

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

slinky

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

slinky

[ˈslɪŋkɪ] ADJ (slinkier (compar) (slinkiest (superl))) [clothes] → ajustado, pegado al cuerpo; [movement] → sensual; [walk] → sinuoso, ondulante

slinky

[ˈslɪŋki] adj [clothes] → moulant(e)

slinky

adj (+er), slinkily
adv (inf)aufreizend; walk etc alsokatzenhaft

slinky

[ˈslɪŋkɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) (dress) → aderente, attillato/a; (movement) → sinuoso/a
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Siobhan Beattie's dropping of 2st 9lbs saw her crowned Miss Slinky at Glenboig Slimming World, with James Fisher's 1st 13lbs loss securing the group's Mr Sleek.
Here's what Andy did to create Toy Story Land: He assembled a Dash & Dodge Mega Coaster Play Kit, but instead of using the standard vehicle that came in the kit, he used his slinky dog toy and turned a dachshund into a roller coaster train.
There's a Slinky Dog Dash rollercoaster ([euro]15) with a car that launches like the ride vehicle, or The Claw plastic tumbler ([euro]10).
The attraction, which was based on the world of Toy Story, had a Slinky the Dog children's rollercoaster, which Alison clearly could not handle as she left the presenters, and viewers, in fits of laughter.
With a height requirement of 38 inches, the Slinky Dog Dash is a family-friendly ride that even the smaller kids can enjoy.
Disney-Pixar Toy Story Land marks the park's seventh land, and features new attractions like the Slinky Dog Spin, Rex's Racer and Woody's Roundup, along with a themed character greeting area and immersive shopping and dining experiences.
Gemma Miles, who has lost 5st 12.5lb, was voted Aberdare Slimming World group's Miss Slinky 2017, and Chris Jones, who has lost 5st, was named the group's Mr Sleek 2017 after their fellow members were wowed by their achievements.
Following claims that Amir had faked his fear, Georgie Leahy - the woman who owns the albino Burmese python in the picture, which is called Slinky, said that she recalled Amir being frightened.
ON A FOGGY morning in 1965, PC "Booty" Boothwaite was walking up School Lane, near the Bluecoat Chambers, when someone in the doorway of a cafe attracted his attention with a "Pssst!" It was Mr Stratford, who ran a shop In Church Street, who beckoned him into the cafe where he told him: "Slinky Edwards has been seen round here, eyeing up a tobacconist and that musical instruments shop around the corner."
Gilbert Ford's The Marvelous Thing That Came from a Spring (9781481450652, $17.99) fictionalizes the story of the invention of the Slinky toy, and tells of how one man's observation of a floppy spring leads to a husband and wife's invention of the Slinky name and how they go about capitalizing on it.
Slinky: Move both hands as if toggling a slinky back and forth between them.
As the slinky moves down the steps this energy transfers in an extensional wave which propagates back and forth repeatedly along the axis of the spring with a speed given by the square root of the ratio of stiffness to density, in a similar way as a sound wave that travels through a substance by transferring a pulse of energy to the next molecule.