Slink, v. t. To cast prematurely; -- said of female beasts; as, a cow that slinks her calf.
1. Produced prematurely; as, a slink calf.
2. Thin; lean. [Scot.]
Slink v. t. [imp. Slunk Archaic Slank p. p. Slunk; p. pr. & vb. n. Slinking.]
1. To creep away meanly; to steal away; to sneak. “To slink away and hide.”
Back to the thicket slunk
The guilty serpent. --Milton.
There were some few who slank obliquely from them as they passed. --Landor.
2. To miscarry; -- said of female beasts.
1. The young of a beast brought forth prematurely, esp. a calf brought forth before its time.
2. A thievish fellow; a sneak. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
v : walk stealthily; "I saw a cougar slinking toward its prey"