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skulk

verb

1 skulk

Lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner.

synonym: lurk.

Roget 528: conceal, hide, secrete, put out of sight; lock up, seal up, bottle up.    encrypt, encode, cipher.    cover, screen, cloak, veil, ... show more

Roget 860: fear, stand in awe of; be afraid etc. adj.; have qualms etc. n.; apprehend, sit upon thorns, eye askance; distrust etc. (disbelieve) ... show more

Roget 862: quail etc. (fear) 860; be cowardly etc. adj., be a coward etc. n.; funk; cower, skulk, ... show more

Dutch: broeien, schuilen, sluimeren, smeulen



2 skulk

Avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill.

synonym: malinger.

Dutch: simuleren

3 skulk

Move stealthily.


Moby thesaurus: army, bunch, clock watcher, colony, couch, cower, creep, cringe, crouch, dodge, dog it, drift, drive, drove, duck, duck duty, eye-servant, flock, gam, gang ... show more.

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