- sneaking; stealthy; furtive
- Informal attractively sleek and revealing, as by being, variously, brief, contoured, gauzy, etc.: said esp. of women's clothing: a slinky nightgown
- Informal sinuous and graceful in movement, outline, etc.
Origin of slinkyslink + -y
adjectiveslink·i·er, slink·i·est Informal
Graceful, sinuous, and sleek: wore a slinky outfit to the party.
(comparative slinkier, superlative slinkiest)