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See definition of furtively on Dictionary.com
  • as insecretly
  • as inslyly
  • as inhuggermugger
  • as incovertly

synonyms for furtively

  • clandestinely
  • covertly
  • personally
  • privately
  • quietly
  • stealthily
  • surreptitiously
  • behind closed doors
  • behind someone's back
  • by stealth
  • confidentially
  • hush-hush
  • in camera
  • in confidence
  • in holes and corners
  • in secret
  • in strict confidence
  • insidiously
  • intimately
  • obscurely
  • on the QT
  • on the quiet
  • on the sly
  • privily
  • slyly
  • sub rosa
  • under the table
  • underhandedly
  • unobserved
  • shrewdly
  • intelligently
  • secretly
  • cunningly
  • craftily
  • foxily
  • insidiously
  • shiftily
  • stealthily
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      How to use furtively in a sentence

      The labels are just one of Apple’s new policies to give users more privacy at the possible expense of the app economy, which largely relies on collecting and selling furtively acquired user data.
      WHY SOME LIKE APPLE’S NEW PRIVACY LABELS, DESPITE THEIR FLAWSSARA MORRISONFEBRUARY 19, 2021VOX
      We don’t understand what it’s made of or what its properties are, but it’s out there in the celestial background, furtively holding the Milky Way together.
      BRAIN’S ‘BACKGROUND NOISE’ MAY HOLD CLUES TO PERSISTENT MYSTERIESELIZABETH LANDAUFEBRUARY 8, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
      I still remember, years ago, furtively kissing my girlfriend in my childhood bedroom at my family’s during the holidays.
      HULU’S ‘HAPPIEST SEASON’ PROVIDES QUEER HOLIDAY CHEERKATHI WOLFEDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
      First off, there’s a big difference between furtively flowed mouth sex with George Clooney and having sex with George Clooney.
      WHAT IT MEANS WHEN YOUR WIFE SAYS SHE SLEPT WITH GEORGE CLOONEYEUGENE ROBINSONDECEMBER 8, 2020OZY
      I had barely seen another human for months, and those were mostly fellow face-masked shoppers on furtive grocery missions.
      I MISSED BARS. SO I BUILT ONE IN MY OWN BACKYARD.NICK HEILOCTOBER 16, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
      Brisley and Gunn, standing very close together on the bottom step of the stair to the third floor, watched the police furtively.
      DOPESAX ROHMER
      On calm days there came sinister vessels that sneaked furtively among the fleet.
      THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
      Her eyes, veiled behind the long lashes of their drooping lids, followed him furtively.
      MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
      Cash would sit and watch him furtively; but Bud was too engrossed with his own misery to notice it.
      CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
      Professor Theobald looked furtively round, as if seeking some one, or watching the effect of his conduct on Mrs. Temperley.
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      WORDS RELATED TO FURTIVELY

      • by stealth
      • clandestinely
      • furtively
      • hush-hush
      • in camera
      • in holes and corners
      • on the QT
      • on the quiet
      • on the sly
      • privately
      • secretly
      • slyly
      • stealthily
      • sub rosa
      • surreptitiously
      • under wraps
      • undercover
      • wildcat
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