Definition of Skulker

1. Noun. Someone shirking their duty by feigning illness or incapacity.

Exact synonyms: Malingerer, Shammer
Generic synonyms: Shirker, Slacker
Derivative terms: Malinger, Sham, Sham, Skulk



2. Noun. Someone waiting in concealment.
Exact synonyms: Lurcher, Lurker
Generic synonyms: Waiter
Derivative terms: Lurk, Lurk, Skulk

Definition of Skulker

1. Noun. Agent noun of skulk; one who skulks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skulker

1. one that skulks [n -S] - See also: skulks

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skulker

skuddin
skudler
skudlers
skuds
skug
skugged
skuggery
skugging
skugry
skugs
skulduggeries
skulduggerous
skulduggery
skulk
skulked
skulker (current term)
skulkers
skulking
skulkingly
skulkings
skulks
skull
skull-and-crossbones
skull and crossbones
skull base
skull base neoplasms
skull cap

Literary usage of Skulker

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1. The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the by Robert Chambers (1832)
"Unlike some other pig-faced ladies, Miss skulker always dressed well, and was 'courteous and kind in her way to all.' And the pamphlet ends by stating, ..."

2. The Web by Emerson Hough (1919)
"CHAPTER XII skulker CHASING Hunting Bad Men — Deserter-Catching in the Southern Mountains — Tricks of the Slacker's Trade — Running Down Unwilling Patriots ..."

3. The Web by Emerson Hough (1919)
"CHAPTER XII skulker CHASING Hunting Bad Men — Deserter-Catching In the Southern Mountains — Tricks of the Slacker's Trade — Running Down Unwilling Patriots ..."

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