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skulk

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of skulk

  1. 1 to move about in a sly or secret manner I thought I saw someone skulking about in the shadows Synonyms lurk, mooch, mouse, pussyfoot, shirk, sneak, slide, slink, slip, snake, stealRelated Words crawl, creep, edge, inch, worm; ghost, pad, tiptoe

  2. 2 to remain out of sight the officers caught the hapless robber skulking behind some trash cans Synonyms hole up, lie, lurk, repose, {h,1}hideRelated Words slink, sneak; avoid, elude, evadeNear Antonyms come out, materialize, show up, turn upAntonyms appear

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skulk

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of skulk

  1. someone who acts in a sly and secret manner around campus he was seen as a solitary skulk who seemed to be a little too interested in news reports of school shootings Synonyms lurker, sneak, skulker, slyboots, sneakerRelated Words skunk, snake, weasel; sharper, sharpie (or sharpy), slicker, swindler; snoop, snooper, spy; stalker


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