Definition of slinky
1 : characterized by slinking : stealthily quiet slinky movements
2 : sleek and sinuous in movement or outline; especially : following the lines of the figure in a gracefully flowing manner a slinky evening gown
slinkilyplay \-kə-lē\ adverb
slinkinessplay \-kē-nəs\ noun
Examples of slinky in a sentence
The dancers wore slinky costumes.
First Known Use of slinky
SLINKY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of slinky for English Language Learners
: fitting closely to the body in a sexy way
: slow in a sexually attractive way
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