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sneaky

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of sneaky

  1. 1 given to acting in secret and to concealing one's intentions his opponent's sneaky campaign manager was clearly up to something Synonyms of sneaky furtive, shady, shifty, slippery, sly, sneaking, stealthy Words Related to sneaky 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, treacherous Near Antonyms of sneaky 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 a sneaky plan to replace the priceless painting with a copy Synonyms of sneaky backstairs, behind-the-scenes, clandestine, covert, furtive, hole-and-corner, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, private, privy, sneak, sneaking, secret, stealth, stealthy, surreptitious, undercover, underground, underhand, underhandedWords Related to sneaky back-channel, closed-door, off-the-books, off-the-record; classified, confidential, restricted, top secret, undisclosed; concealed, hidden, secreted, subterranean, unadvertised, unexposedNear Antonyms of sneaky acknowledged, avowed; aboveboard, straightforward, unconcealed, undisguised; unclassified, unrestricted; clear, evident, manifest, obvious, patent, plainAntonyms of sneaky open, overt, public



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