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synonyms for slinky

  • graceful
  • serpentine
  • sinuous
  • smooth
  • willowy
See also synonyms for: slinkiness
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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She had on a frock of some thin, slinky stuff and a droopy garden hat with flowers on it and carried a sunshade.
WHERE THE STRANGE TRAILS GO DOWNE. ALEXANDER POWELL
Ax dat slinky yaller man up yonder on dat flatfo'm ef he gwine give de order to th'ow me out!
SUNDRY ACCOUNTSIRVIN S. COBB
As the train slowed down for Rochester we saw her rise and get into her slinky little coat.
ABROAD AT HOMEJULIAN STREET
It was a long slinky looking power boat, but it wasn't even slinking along, now.
DAVE DAWSON AT DUNKIRKROBERT SYDNEY BOWEN
A slinky man comes up at his elbow and starts to talk out of the side of his mouth.
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