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adjective as in sleek

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It also comes with a 30-foot-long power cord that conveniently wraps around the bottom of the vacuum and a shorter, five-foot “slinky” style hose that lets you put suction right where you need it.

She and Nina strike up a tentative friendship, though Nina, slinky and appraising, seems to be eyeing Leda for what she can get out of her, though what that might be isn’t immediately clear.

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Once the bottle was out, he celebrated by sticking his snout in the open end of the rubber casing, pushing toward the ground, and compressing the whole thing like a slinky.

Beal led all scorers with 26 points on 11-for-19 shooting and looked his normal slinky self maneuvering around defenders even after dealing with shooting pain down his right leg since getting injured.

Lab tests and simulations found that a spread-out configuration reduced pressure on any single interface between component, meaning that the robot’s “brain” acted more as a flexible slinky than a rigidly-tethered nervous system.

The accompanying video has a film noir look that complements the slinky sound.

The public love-in with Jennifer Lawrence was sealed with her daring, red slinky Calvin Klein number at the 2011 Oscars.

Amongst the characters performances are decadent costumes, over-the-top wigs, and too much leather, fur, and slinky cuts to count.

Giving a bit of edge were leather bodices worn over long slinky skirts and silk dresses that swirled around the feet.

The opening look combined a light turquoise, slinky evening gown with a mauve headpiece.

She had on a frock of some thin, slinky stuff and a droopy garden hat with flowers on it and carried a sunshade.

Ax dat slinky yaller man up yonder on dat flatfo'm ef he gwine give de order to th'ow me out!

As the train slowed down for Rochester we saw her rise and get into her slinky little coat.

It was a long slinky looking power boat, but it wasn't even slinking along, now.

A slinky man comes up at his elbow and starts to talk out of the side of his mouth.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slinky, such as: graceful, serpentine, sinuous, smooth, and willowy.

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