steal a glance

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of steal a glance

: to look quickly
  • He stole a glance at her before riding away.

Word by Word Definitions

steal play
  1. : to take the property of another wrongfully and especially as a habitual or regular practice

  2. : to come or go secretly, unobtrusively, gradually, or unexpectedly

  3. : to steal or attempt to steal a base

  1. : the act or an instance of stealing

  2. : a fraudulent or questionable political deal

  3. : bargain

glance play
  1. : to strike a surface obliquely so as to go off at an angle

  2. : to make sudden quick movements

  3. : to flash or gleam with quick intermittent rays of light

  1. : a quick intermittent flash or gleam

  2. : a sudden quick movement

  3. : a rapid oblique movement


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