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Synonyms for sneak
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sneak(noun)

    a person who is regarded as underhanded and furtive and contemptible

    Synonyms:
    canary, stalker, stoolpigeon, snitch, stool pigeon, sneaker, snitcher, fink, stoolie, prowler

    Antonyms:
    unconcealed

  2. prowler, sneak, stalker(noun)

    someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions

    Synonyms:
    canary, stalker, stoolpigeon, snitch, stool pigeon, sneaker, snitcher, fink, stoolie, prowler

    Antonyms:
    unconcealed

  3. fink, snitch, snitcher, stoolpigeon, stool pigeon, stoolie, sneak, sneaker, canary(adj)

    someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police

    Synonyms:
    fink, stool pigeon, pilferer, canary bird, stoolie, canary, tennis shoe, canary yellow, stalker, sneaker, stoolpigeon, sneak thief, snitch, prowler, snitcher, gym shoe

    Antonyms:
    unconcealed

  4. furtive, sneak(a), sneaky, stealthy, surreptitious(verb)

    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:
    unconcealed

  5. sneak, mouse, creep, pussyfoot(verb)

    to go stealthily or furtively

    "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house"

    Synonyms:
    cower, cabbage, filch, slip, fawn, snarf, purloin, crawl, grovel, nobble, cringe, pinch, hook, lift, swipe, pussyfoot, creep, mouse, pilfer, abstract

    Antonyms:
    unconcealed

  6. sneak(verb)

    put, bring, or take in a secretive or furtive manner

    "sneak a look"; "sneak a cigarette"

    Synonyms:
    nobble, hook, pussyfoot, creep, mouse, cabbage, pilfer, filch, slip, pinch, purloin, lift, snarf, swipe, abstract

    Antonyms:
    unconcealed

  7. pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift(verb)

    make off with belongings of others

    Synonyms:
    elevate, snitch, rook, mouse, hook, top, victimize, nobble, uprise, arise, cop, cabbage, repeal, abstract, kidnap, vellicate, crimp, snarf, lift, con, vacate, defraud, hornswoggle, reverse, pussyfoot, go up, plagiarise, bring up, airlift, raise, rob, plume, revoke, pilfer, accost, overcharge, knock off, rise, abduct, move up, thieve, addict, crochet, filch, get up, squeeze, gyp, swindle, come up, creep, diddle, pinch, wind, pluck, swipe, solicit, countermand, bunco, twitch, rear, soak, rustle, hoist, short-change, goldbrick, snatch, purloin, scam, tweet, snare, face-lift, fleece, mulct, gip, plagiarize, gazump, surcharge, twinge, rescind, annul, slip, overturn, glom

    Antonyms:
    unconcealed

  8. slip, sneak(verb)

    pass on stealthily

    "He slipped me the key when nobody was looking"

    Synonyms:
    slide, slip, steal, filch, slew, snarf, slue, pinch, swipe, skid, purloin, slip one's mind, drop away, cabbage, nobble, pilfer, pussyfoot, hook, luxate, lift, dislocate, splay, drop off, fall away, creep, mouse, mistake, err, abstract

    Antonyms:
    unconcealed

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sneak

    Synonyms:
    slink, skulk, steal away, lurk, cringe, crouch, truckle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sneak(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    skulk, lurk, slink, peak, steal away, sneak off, slink away

  2. sneak(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    crouch, truckle

  3. sneak(n.)

    Synonyms:
    shirk, lurker, mean fellow

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sneak(v)

    Synonyms:
    skulk, slink, lurk, snoop

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sneak":

    sneaking, infiltrate, infiltration

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How to use sneak in a sentence?

  1. Robert Yawger:

    It can sneak up on you and bite you on the butt if you don't know what you're doing.

  2. Glen Casada:

    I'm just sounding the alarm. And I didn't know what else to do, they're going to sneak into our country and they're going to attack us.

  3. Inspector Manj Ahir:

    He said he wanted to sneak it into the cell as a snack as hed didnt think the food was up to much.

  4. Robert Menendez:

    You can be certain the mullahs (Iran's leaders) are not going to call us in Washington when they decide to breach the agreement. They're going to sneak out, covertly, gradually over time, when they think we're not looking.

  5. Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee:

    What's really happening here is that Washington politicians are using the crisis in Flint as an excuse to funnel taxpayer money to their own home states, and trying to sneak it through the Senate without proper debate and amendment, i respectfully object.

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Translations for sneak

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  • التسللArabic
  • Kriecherin, Duckmäuser, schleichen, Duckmäuserin, KriecherGerman
  • moverse con sigilo, esconder, pillo, escabullirSpanish
  • ilmiantaa, hiippari, hiippailija, hiippailla, hiiviskellä, laverrella, piileksiä, antaa ilmi, hämärämies, hiipiä, pihistää, näpistää, piilotella, piileskelläFinnish
  • piquer, resquiller, dissimuler, masquer, faucher, cacher, planquerFrench
  • REPOLatin
  • wegsluipen, gluiperd, sluipen, rondsluipenDutch
  • snike, snikNorwegian
  • a strecuraRomanian
  • ябедаRussian
  • smygaSwedish
  • แอบThai
  • trộmVietnamese
  • 潜行Chinese

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