- I saw him skulking in the backgroundwhat are you doing skulking around in here?lo vi al fondo, tratando de pasar desapercibidohe's skulked off to the barn¿qué haces merodeando por aquí?se ha ido a esconder al graneroExample sentences
- While the others slept peacefully, I was slinking and skulking around in the dark.
- It looked to be another clear day, so he'd spend most of it outside, skulking about the forest as usual.
- I strode out of the room, and slammed the door, before skulking off upstairs again.
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A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.