a person who is regarded as underhanded and furtive and contemptible
prowler, sneak, stalker(noun)
someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions
fink, snitch, snitcher, stoolpigeon, stool pigeon, stoolie, sneak, sneaker, canary(adj)
someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
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"
sneak, mouse, creep, pussyfoot(verb)
to go stealthily or furtively
"..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house"
put, bring, or take in a secretive or furtive manner
"sneak a look"; "sneak a cigarette"
pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift(verb)
make off with belongings of others
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
pass on stealthily
"He slipped me the key when nobody was looking"
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
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How to use sneak in a sentence?
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.
The biggest worry is of course the cancer diagnosis, but the cardiac disease issues can really sneak up and be a bigger problem.
Nothing is protecting voice and text, so all the criminals sneak in.
Due to a technical glitch, some Frank Underwood fans got a sneak peak, he'll be back on Netflix on Feb. 27.
It was a pretty big deal for him to sneak the club-head and golf balls into space!
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- 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
- wegsluipen, gluiperd, sluipen, rondsluipenDutch
- snike, snikNorwegian
- a strecuraRomanian
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