Pronunciation: (sli&thslash;'ur), [key]
1. to slide down or along a surface, esp. unsteadily, from side to side, or with some friction or noise: The box slithered down the chute.
2. to go or walk with a sliding motion: The snake slithered across the path.
to cause to slither or slide.
a slithering movement; slide.
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