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sneaking

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of sneaking

  1. 1 given to acting in secret and to concealing one's intentions never let one of those sneaking salespeople into your house Synonyms of sneaking furtive, shady, shifty, slippery, sly, sneaky, stealthyWords Related to sneaking artful, crafty, cunning, devious, foxy, guileful, slick, wily; close, closemouthed, reticent, secretive; clandestine, covert, dark; deceitful, deceiving, deceptive, devious, duplicitous, trickish, tricky, underhand, underhanded; cheating, crooked, defrauding, dishonest, dissembling, double-dealing, knavish, two-faced; lying, mendacious, untrustworthy, untruthful; insidious, perfidious, serpentine, treacherousNear Antonyms of sneaking aboveboard, forthright, plainspoken, straightforward; candid, direct, foursquare, frank, open, plain; honest, trustworthy, truthful

  2. 2 undertaken or done so as to escape being observed or known by others harbored a sneaking admiration for his chief business rival Synonyms of sneaking backstairs, behind-the-scenes, clandestine, covert, furtive, hole-and-corner, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, private, privy, sneak, secret, sneaky, stealth, stealthy, surreptitious, undercover, underground, underhand, underhandedWords Related to sneaking back-channel, closed-door, off-the-books, off-the-record; classified, confidential, restricted, top secret, undisclosed; concealed, hidden, secreted, subterranean, unadvertised, unexposedNear Antonyms of sneaking acknowledged, avowed; aboveboard, straightforward, unconcealed, undisguised; unclassified, unrestricted; clear, evident, manifest, obvious, patent, plainAntonyms of sneaking open, overt, public

  3. 3 arousing or deserving of one's loathing and disgust a sneaking two-timer who has completely lost his wife's trust Synonyms of sneaking cheap, cruddy, deplorable, despicable, dirty, grubby, lame, lousy, mean, nasty, paltry, pitiable, pitiful, ratty, scabby, scummy, scurvy, contemptible, sorry, wretchedWords Related to sneaking abhorrent, abominable, condemnable, detestable, execrable, hateful, loathsome, odious; disgusting, reptilian, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, revulsive; discreditable, disgraceful, dishonorable, disreputable, ignominious, shameful; base, ignoble, low, shabby, sordid, squalid, vile; blamable, censurable, reprehensible, reproachable; cowardly, craven, dastardly; unethical, unprincipled, unscrupulousNear Antonyms of sneaking high-minded, honest, honorable, noble, principled, redoubtable, reputable, right-minded, scrupulous, upright; ethical, good, moral, right, righteous, virtuousAntonyms of sneaking admirable, commendable, creditable, laudable, meritorious, praiseworthy



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