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Adjective
Having or showing a cunning and deceitful nature
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Behaving or done in a cautious and surreptitious manner, so as not to be seen or heard
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Slight but nagging
“A sneaking suspicion.”
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(of a feeling) Persistent in one's mind but reluctantly held or not fully recognized
“On this occasion, I have to confess a sneaking sympathy with building societies.”
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Deserving hatred and contempt
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Having a dejected or guilty appearance
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Walking on toes
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Obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree
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Showing lack of good taste, decency, or refinement
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Not going in a direct course or line
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Not brave; cowardly
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Moving at a notably slow speed
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Disloyal to what should command one's fidelity or allegiance
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A mean action
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Present participle for to move or go in a furtive or stealthy way
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“They stealthily sneak out the back door, not making a sound.”
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Present participle for to insert or introduce in a stealthy way
“When the moment is right, sneak the topic of a job promotion into the conversation.”
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Present participle for to bring, take, or put secretly
“So, you know, to sneak someone onto a cruise ship, that would be almost an impossibility.”
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Present participle for to do something in a stealthy or furtive way
“Quite often, his eyes were fixed on his phone screen, which enabled me to sneak him a glance.”
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Present participle for to inform an adult or person in authority of a companion's misdeeds
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“Joyce echoes a central convention from the school story where boys never sneak on one another.”
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Present participle for to act in a subservient or submissive manner
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Present participle for to move somewhere in a slow and steady way
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Present participle for to insert or introduce in a stealthy way
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Present participle for to replace one's clothing
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Present participle for to depart quietly, without being noticed
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Present participle for to illegally take possession of (especially items of low value)
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Present participle for to gossip idly
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Present participle for investigate or look around furtively in an attempt to find out something, especially information about someone's private affairs
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