Skulk meaning

skŭlk
To skulk is to try to keep out of sight, moving around in the shadows or otherwise trying not to be noticed.

An example of skulk is when you sneak in late and you try to come in quietly so no one notices.

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A group of foxes.
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To lie in hiding, as out of cowardice or bad conscience; lurk.
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To move about stealthily.
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To evade work or obligation; shirk.
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To move or lurk about in a stealthy, craven, or sinister manner; slink.
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(chiefly brit.) To avoid work or responsibility; shirk; malinger.
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A person who skulks.
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(obs.) A pack (of foxes)
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A group of foxes.

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One who skulks; a skulker.
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To conceal oneself; to hide.
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To sneak around, sneak about.
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To shirk; to avoid obligation.
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Origin of skulk

  • Middle English skulken of Scandinavian origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English skulken, of North Germanic origin, cf. Danish skulke (“shirk").

    From Wiktionary