steal a glance

Definition of steal a glance

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

    :  to steal or attempt to steal a base

  1. :  the act or an instance of stealing

    :  a fraudulent or questionable political deal

    :  bargain

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

    :  to make sudden quick movements

    :  to flash or gleam with quick intermittent rays of light

  1. :  a quick intermittent flash or gleam

    :  a sudden quick movement

    :  a rapid oblique movement

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a brief usually trivial fact

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