To skulk is to try to keep out of sight, moving around in the shadows or otherwise trying not to be noticed.(verb)
An example of skulk is when you sneak in late and you try to come in quietly so no one notices.
See skulk in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME sculken, prob. < LowG schulken, to play truant, or Dan skulke, to skulk
See skulk in American Heritage Dictionary 4
intransitive verb skulked, skulk·ing, skulks
Origin: Middle English skulken
Origin: , of Scandinavian origin.
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