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Verb: skulk  skúlk
  1. Lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
    - lurk
     
  2. Avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill
    - malinger
     
  3. Move stealthily
    "The lonely man skulks down the main street all day"

Derived forms: skulked, skulks, skulking

Type of: conceal, fiddle, goldbrick [N. Amer], hide, shirk, shrink from, walk

Encyclopedia: Skulk