how to pronounce skulk


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skulk is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of skulk


  1. A group of people seen as being fox-like (e.g. cunning, dishonest, or having nefarious plans).
  2. A stealthy or furtive gait or way of moving.
  3. A group of foxes.
  4. One who avoids an obligation or responsibility.
  5. The act of moving in a stealthy or furtive way.
  6. The act of avoiding an obligation or responsibility.
  7. The act of skulking.


  1. To avoid an obligation or responsibility.
  2. To stay where one cannot be seen, conceal oneself (often in a cowardly way or with the intent of doing harm).
  3. To move in a stealthy or furtive way; to come or go while trying to avoid detection.

skulk frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word skulk occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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