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ˈfɜr tɪvfurtive

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  1. furtiveadjective

    stealthy

    Synonyms:
    surreptitious

  2. furtiveadjective

    Exhibiting guilty or evasive secrecy.

    Synonyms:
    surreptitious

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. furtive

    Synonyms:
    stealthy, clandestine, secretive, secret, sly

    Antonyms:
    open, public, undisguised, unreserved, unconcealed

Princeton's WordNet

  1. furtive, sneak(a), sneaky, stealthy, surreptitiousadjective

    marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed

    "a furtive manner"; "a sneak attack"; "stealthy footsteps"; "a surreptitious glance at his watch"

    Antonyms:
    open, unconcealed, overt

  2. backstair, backstairs, furtiveadjective

    secret and sly or sordid

    "backstairs gossip"; "his low backstairs cunning"- A.L.Guerard; "backstairs intimacies"; "furtive behavior"

    Synonyms:
    sneaky, backstair, stealthy, sneak(a), surreptitious, backstairs

    Antonyms:
    overt, unconcealed, open

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. furtiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    stolen, stealthy, surreptitious, clandestine, secret, sly

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