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sneaking

adjective

Simple Definition of sneaking

  • : behaving in a secret and dishonest manner

  • : not openly expressed

Full Definition of sneaking

  1. 1 :  mean, contemptible

  2. 2 :  characteristic of a sneak :  furtive, underhanded

  3. 3a :  not openly expressed or acknowledged <a sneaking respect for culture — H. A. Burton>b :  that is a persistent conjecture <a sneaking suspicion>

sneak·ing·ly adverb

Examples of sneaking

  1. <never let one of those sneaking salespeople into your house>

  2. <harbored a sneaking admiration for his chief business rival>



1582

First Known Use of sneaking

1582

Rhymes with sneaking



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