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  • adj.sly
  • adj.stealthy

synonyms for sneaking

  • arch
  • bluffing
  • calculating
  • conniving
  • crooked
  • designing
  • dissembling
  • intriguing
  • mean
  • plotting
  • scheming
  • slick
  • smart
  • smooth
  • artful
  • astute
  • cagey
  • canny
  • captious
  • covert
  • crafty
  • cunning
  • deceitful
  • deceptive
  • delusive
  • dishonest
  • dishonorable
  • double-dealing
  • elusive
  • foxy
  • furtive
  • guileful
  • illusory
  • impish
  • ingenious
  • insidious
  • mischievous
  • roguish
  • secret
  • secretive
  • sharp
  • shifty
  • shrewd
  • sneaky
  • stealthy
  • subtle
  • surreptitious
  • traitorous
  • treacherous
  • tricky
  • underhand
  • unscrupulous
  • wily

antonyms for sneaking

MOST RELEVANT
  • aboveboard
  • artless
  • honest
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    How to use sneaking in a sentence

    Early testing around the office shows the legs and torso sneaking, bouncing, shuffling and strutting through Imagineering.
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    There’s a lot of joy that I see in their interviews together, about their story, how they met, the sneaking around… it almost becomes like a “Great Muppet Caper.”
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    Why not have kept him here among the rest, and made a sneaking, snivelling pickpocket of him at once?
    OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
    "And I'll tell what I know about your sneaking in and out of the dormitories at night," added Paxton.
    THE MYSTERY AT PUTNAM HALLARTHUR M. WINFIELD
    Osborne is a sneaking Yankee, an abolitionist, and the old fool can't keep his mouth shut.
    THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
    Literature, I do believe hes been and done some low-down, sneaking good action.
    THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
    I never waited for to look further, but uncocked my gun and went sneaking back on my tiptoes as fast as ever I could.
    ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
    Sneaking out here, are you, and stealin' hogs instead of being with your companies.
    SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
    You ain't the kind that goes sneaking for cover when things are lively.
    THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
    I'll warrant you, he didn't tell her he married for so sneaking a thing as economy!
    THE TWO ADMIRALSJ. FENIMORE COOPER
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    WORDS RELATED TO SNEAKING

    • barely moving
    • crawling
    • dragging
    • groveling
    • hobbling
    • inching
    • moving slowly
    • on all fours
    • shambling
    • shuffling
    • skulking
    • slinking
    • slithering
    • sneaking
    • squirming
    • worming
    • writhing
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