: behaving in a secret and dishonest manner

: not openly expressed

Full Definition of SNEAKING

:  characteristic of a sneak :  furtive, underhanded
a :  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>

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Rhymes with SNEAKING


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