- skulk [skulk]vi.[ME sculken, prob. < LowG schulken, to play truant, or Dan skulke, to skulk]1. to move or lurk about in a stealthy, craven, or sinister manner; slink2. Chiefly Brit. to avoid work or responsibility; shirk; malingern.1. a person who skulks2. Obs. a pack ( of foxes)skulkern.
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.