Skulk v. i. [imp. & p. p. Skulked p. pr. & vb. n. Skulking.] To hide, or get out of the way, in a sneaking manner; to lie close, or to move in a furtive way; to lurk. “Want skulks in holes and crevices.”
Discovered and defeated of your prey,
You skulked behind the fence, and sneaked away. --Dryden.
Skulk, n. A number of foxes together.
Skulk Skulk·er n. One who, or that which, skulks.
v 1: lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive
manner [syn: lurk]
2: avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be
ill [syn: malinger]
3: move stealthily; "The lonely man skulks down the main street