slither along

slither along

1. To twist and undulate the body to propel the body forward. The snake slithered along on the hot sand, searching for bit of shade. We'll have to slither along on our bellies in order to avoid the tripwire surrounding the fortress.
2. To walk onward in a sliding motion, especially in a manner that makes others feel uneasy or distrustful. I ignored the sleazebag at the bar until he eventually slithered along to the next woman who caught his eye.
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slither along

to slink or crawl along. The snake slithered along, unmindful of our presence. A pair of otters slithered along playfully.
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Probably our nastiest weed, the dreaded stuff can slither along underground, creating stems up to 15ft long from which shoots spring up and happily throttle anything in their path.
At least 60 species of snake slither along the ground and poisonous frogs lurk in the branches of its trees.
AT INTERVALS THE SWIMMERS WOULD SLITHER ALONG THE BOTTOM TOWARD A CAVE OR OUTJUTTING ROCK THAT FORMED A SHADOW.
Washington, June 9 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that snakes use both friction generated by their scales and redistribution of their weight to slither along flat surfaces.
FOR A Reptile Talk, slither along to Birmingham Nature Centre for 2pm, Tue.
WHERE TO EAT: Seafood lovers should slither along to the Flying Fish Cafe on the Disney Boardwalk (meals with drinks from pounds 15).
Walking along from church to the lake afterwards, we saw either a snake or a slowworm, which was black and about 40cm long, slither along slowly in front of us.
Once you've filled the raised bed with slug and snail-free soil, these pests will find it far more tricky to crawl up the sides than it would be to slither along the soil surface.
n worms, for example, it is impossible to slither along if the girth and weight become too large.
"I remember the snake-like Riprap which was set alight and it would slither along before petering out"And the catherine wheel was another.
Gallen might have added a fourth in the 55th minute after Lee Cook went clear on the left but he saw his shot slither along the bar.
Pros slither along the canvas keeping the feet as close to the surface as possible.