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Synonyms for sneaky
ˈsni kisneaky

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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. sneakyadjective

    Synonyms:
    evasive, dodgy, slippery

  2. sneakyadjective

    Difficult to catch due to constantly outwitting the adversaries

    Catching those thieves will be hard, they're so sneaky they keep deluding us

    Synonyms:
    evasive, slippery, dodgy

  3. sneakyadjective

    dishonest; deceitful

    Synonyms:
    dodgy, evasive, slippery

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. sneaky, underhand, underhandedadjective

    marked by deception

    "achieved success in business only by underhand methods"

    Synonyms:
    underhand, stealthy, underarm, sneak(a), surreptitious, furtive, underhanded

    Antonyms:
    straight, square, unconcealed

  2. furtive, sneak(a), sneaky, stealthy, surreptitiousadjective

    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, square, straight

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. tricky

    to do something different than said

    you will take a cookie when no one is looking

    Submitted by GallowayKitten on May 2, 2020  
  2. ratlike

    none needed

    Submitted by anonymous on March 3, 2020  

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "sneaky":

    devious, underhand, cunning, fucking, sly, insidious

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#18828slippery
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#26623cunning
#29532sneaky
#36528dodgy
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#66028stealthy
#91018furtive
#103646surreptitious
#103669underhanded
#112648underhand

How to use sneaky in a sentence?

  1. Rudy Giuliani:

    If you interpret his comment about firing... Comey... If you interpret that as obstructing the investigation, as opposed to removing a guy who was doing a bad job, on the recommendation, in part, of( Deputy Attorney General Rod) Rosenstein, but you see it as obstructing the investigation, then you can say it is obstruction, and then you can say it is perjury, which is even easier for them, which is where I think, if they are sneaky, they are going.

  2. Chesnea Skeen:

    Heat is a very sneaky killer, a lot of people don't see it as a huge threat, but it's actually one of the largest killers as far as extreme weather goes.

  3. Shawn Robbins:

    Walt Disney -LRB- DIS -RRB- has a 2020 slate that most studios would kill to have, but by their own recent standards, next year is missing a big event film that everyone has to see, sure, they have two Marvel movies and a few others that could be sneaky big hits, but there's no epic conclusion like' Avengers : Endgame' or even a Star Wars movie.

  4. Julie Metcalf Kinney:

    The tactics we are facing, of sneaky and illegal foreclosure tactics, predatory banking and loans, elected judges who take campaign contributions from the real estate industry, coupled with violence from law enforcement and no real due process, have been used across this historically Black neighborhood to displace Black and poor people, if Black and Indigenous lives matter in Portland, this must stop.

  5. Grand Slam champion Chris Evert:

    I have a sneaky suspicion that the players that have been around for a long time, especially Serena (Williams), Roger, Rafa, I think they're going to dive right into it, they're appreciating that they can be with their family. They're appreciating that they can rest their bodies. But they also know that time is not on their side.


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