Definition of sneaky
- a sneaky trick
They make it look like you're getting a lot more than you really are. It's a sneaky trick.
It's a sneaky way of getting people to buy something they don't need.
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backstairs, behind-the-scenes, clandestine, covert, furtive, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, private, privy, secret, sneak, sneaking, stealth, stealthy, surreptitious, undercover, underground, underhand, underhanded;
: behaving in a secret and usually dishonest manner
: done in a secret and dishonest manner
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