Definition of slinky in English:
adjective (slinkier, slinkiest)informal
Graceful and sinuous in movement, line, or figure: a slinky black evening dress
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- Fabrics offer luxurious style in rich velvets, sheer chiffon, shiny satin and slinky jerseys.
- I looked in my closet and found a black slinky dress.
- The black slinky dress hugged her curves and emphasized her generous bosom.
noun(Slinky) trademark Back to top
A toy consisting of a flexible helical spring that can be made to somersault down steps.
- Imagine having a Slinky spring laid out on the ground, with one end fixed.
- It's as if he's steeling himself for the moment when Billy explodes out of a privy, banging against the walls pinball-style and careening down the road like a Slinky on ecstasy.
- The secret is a magnetic coil that looks much like a Slinky toy, placed between the plasma source and the substrate to be coated.
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- Above all, it was the slinkily emerging blues finale to Act I (the singers seizing a standard lamp as though it were a microphone) that confronted us with Tippett's nerve-tingling operatic genius.
- Chocolate responds to the warmth of your mouth and each fondle of your tongue; softly, slinkily and slowly it melts.
- The dialogueless scenario refuses to jell, and is performed somewhat unconvincingly, except when the performer slinkily dances.
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- Mid-tempo rockers dominate an album-long driving rhythm that feeds off slinkiness more than solid pounding.
- Their typical slinkiness was as conspicuous as an uncloaked ghost floating over the Arc de Triomphe.
- The slinkiness made it cool. Other than that, the new film is at a slow pace.
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