Examples of slither in a Sentence
The snake slithered through the garden.
To get under the porch, I lay on my stomach and slithered like a snake.
She slithered quietly into the room.
He slithered his hand around her waist.
Recent Examples of slither from the Web
This is the comeuppance of college basketball, but the guilty parties are not just the seedy coaches, the greedy parents, the oily Adidas executive and the slithering agents.
The snakehead’s scaly brown body, apparently, had slithered away.
After the touchdown to Burnett, Darnold connected with Tyler Vaughns, who slithered past the cornerback and ran for a 42-yard touchdown.
And alligators don’t slither their way through the Alps, so the Swiss import alligator straps.
No larger than a millimeter, the creatures likely slithered through the sandy bottoms of the shallow seas some 540 million years ago, Nicholas Wade reports for the New York Times.
The complicated relationship between the siblings and their father, played by Anthony Hopkins, that provides the emotional cornerstone of this series still manages to slither its way to the surface through the layers upon layers of jokes.
Because the more gaps and fissures in your song, the more room for your audience to let their imaginations slither in.
Zeidel recalled slithering on his stomach toward the edge of the camp.
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Origin and Etymology of slither
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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