Definition of skulk:
scupper, ambush, hide, loiter, lollygag, snake, prowl, gumshoe, sneak, ambuscade, malinger, footle, loaf, slip, lallygag, steal, lie in wait, slink, slide, bushwhack, sneak, hang around, move, lounge, lurk, mill around, tarry, mess about, slink, mill about, mouse, linger, creep, pussyfoot, glide, waylay.
But, says I again, if there be any such beings as I am fancying here, surely they don't skulk in their dens, like savage beasts, by daylight, and only patrole for prey by night; if so, I shall probably become a delicious morsel for them ere long, if they meet with me.- "Life And Adventures Of Peter Wilkins, Vol. I. (of II.)", Robert Paltock Commentator: A. H. Bullen.
- "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- "Toward the Gulf", Edgar Lee Masters.