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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

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


  2. prowler, sneak, stalker(noun)

    someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions

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


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

    someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police

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


  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"


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

    to go stealthily or furtively

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

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


  6. sneak(verb)

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

    "sneak a look"; "sneak a cigarette"

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


  7. 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


  8. slip, sneak(verb)

    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


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sneak

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sneak(v. n.)

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

  2. sneak(v. n.)

    crouch, truckle

  3. sneak(n.)

    shirk, lurker, mean fellow

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    sneaking, infiltrate, infiltration

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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
  • wegsluipen, gluiperd, sluipen, rondsluipenDutch
  • snike, snikNorwegian
  • smygaSwedish
  • trộmVietnamese

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