HyperDic: skulk

English > 3 senses of the word skulk:
VERBstativeskulk, lurklie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
socialskulk, malingeravoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill
motionskulkmove stealthily
skulk > pronunciation
Soundsskah'lk
Rhymesbulk ... sulk: 4 rhymes with ahlk...
English > skulk: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaninglie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymlurk
Broaderhide, concealprevent from being seen or discovered
Spanishacechar, esconderse
Catalanamagar-se, estar amagat
Nounsskulkersomeone waiting in concealment
English > skulk: 3 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningavoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymmalinger
Broaderfiddle, shirk, shrink from, goldbrickavoid (one's assigned duties)
Spanishescaquearse
Nounsskulkersomeone shirking / shirking their duty by feigning illness or incapacity
skulkingevading duty or work by pretending to be incapacitated
English > skulk: 3 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningMove stealthily.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
ModelSam cannot skulk Sue
Example"The lonely man skulks down the main street all day"
BroaderwalkUse one's feet to advance
Spanishmerodear, rondar
Catalanrondar, voltar

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