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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:

    sneaking, infiltrate, infiltration

How to pronounce sneak?

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How to say sneak in sign language?

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How to use sneak in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Daniel Lenihan:

    The biggest worry is of course the cancer diagnosis, but the cardiac disease issues can really sneak up and be a bigger problem.

  3. Aaron Foss:

    Nothing is protecting voice and text, so all the criminals sneak in.

  4. Netflix Inc:

    Due to a technical glitch, some Frank Underwood fans got a sneak peak, he'll be back on Netflix on Feb. 27.

  5. Maggie Lagle:

    It was a pretty big deal for him to sneak the club-head and golf balls into space!


Translations for sneak

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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
  • REPOLatin
  • wegsluipen, gluiperd, sluipen, rondsluipenDutch
  • snike, snikNorwegian
  • a strecuraRomanian
  • ябедаRussian
  • smygaSwedish
  • trộmVietnamese
  • 潜行Chinese

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