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Definition of skulk verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

skulk

 verb
verb
NAmE//skʌlk//
 
[intransitive] + adv./prep. (disapproving)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they skulk
 
he / she / it skulks
 
past simple skulked
 
-ing form skulking
 
 
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to hide or move around secretly, especially when you are planning something bad There was someone skulking behind the bushes. I don't want reporters skulking around here.
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