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
Crocodiles, alligators and rattlers slither into Mesa this weekend during the Predators Reptile Expo.
The design has slithered quietly during the last week into the city’s rapidly gentrifying neighborhoods.
The cells also become better gymnasts, skilled at slithering through narrow spaces into the joints.
Video shows the snake slithering from a brick wall to the wooden door, through the key hole and down to the door's handle.
His defining strength is that preternatural ability to identify and slither through small cracks.
Now Hubert’s worms have slithered on to a vastly bigger stage, with the potential to impact a global industry worth about $500 billion a year: animal feed.
Under the direction of MOMIX founder Moses Pendleton, it has been expanded into a full-length work that finds the company’s dancer-illusionists creating eye-popping images of cacti, fire dancers and slithering lizards.
After building a 20-point lead in the third quarter, the Pacers allowed the Knicks to slither back into the game, pulling within seven with 8 minutes to go.
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Origin and Etymology of slither
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
SLITHER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of slither for English Language Learners
: to move by sliding your entire body back and forth
: to move smoothly, quietly, or secretly like a snake
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