What does slither mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term slither:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. slither, slide(verb)

    to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly

    "They slid through the wicket in the big gate"


  1. slither(Verb)

    To move about smoothly and from side to side.

  2. slither(Verb)

    To slide

  3. Origin: From slitheren, alteration of sliddren, from slidrian, from slidrianan, from sleidh-. Cognate with slidderen. More at slide.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slither(verb)

    to slide; to glide

  2. Origin: [Cf. G. schlittern, LG. schliddern. See slide.]


  1. Slither

    Slither is a 2006 science fiction-horror-comedy film written and directed by James Gunn, and starring Nathan Fillion, Elizabeth Banks and Michael Rooker. The film was produced by Paul Brooks and Eric Newman. Slither is James Gunn's directorial debut.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Slither

    slith′ėr, v.i. to slide.—adj. slippery.—n. a limestone rubble.—adjs. Slith′ering, slow, deceitful; Slith′ery, slippery. [A variant of slidder.]

Matched Categories


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of slither in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of slither in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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