Meaning of slither

slith•er

Pronunciation: (sli'ur), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to slide down or along a surface, esp. unsteadily, from side to side, or with some friction or noise: The box slithered down the chute.
  2. to go or walk with a sliding motion: The snake slithered across the path.
—v.t.
  1. to cause to slither or slide.
—n.
  1. a slithering movement; slide.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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