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?
It can sneak up on you and bite you on the butt if you don't know what you're doing.
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.
He said he wanted to sneak it into the cell as a snack as hed didnt think the food was up to much.
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.
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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- 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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