Meaning of skulk

skulk

Pronunciation: (skulk), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to lie or keep in hiding, as for some evil reason: The thief skulked in the shadows.
  2. to move in a stealthy manner; slink: The panther skulked through the bush.
  3. to shirk duty; malinger.
—n.
  1. a person who skulks.
  2. a pack or group of foxes.
  3. an act or instance of skulking.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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