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intr.v. slith·ered, slith·er·ing, slith·ers
1. To move or slide by twisting or undulating the body over a surface, as in the manner of a snake.
2. To walk with a sliding or shuffling gait: slithered over to the window.
3. To slip and slide, as on a loose or uneven surface: "We went slithering down the muddy rocks to sea level" (Jane Rodgers).
A slithering movement or gait.
[Middle English slethren, variant of sliddren, from Old English slidrian, frequentative of slīdan, to slide.]
adj, -ier or -iest
1. moving with a slithering motion
2. suggestive of a slithering creature
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|Adj.||1.||slithery - having a slippery surface or quality ; "slithery mud"; "slithery eels"|