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synonyms for sneaky

  • devious
  • disingenuous
  • nasty
  • shifty
  • sly
  • tricky
  • base
  • contemptible
  • cowardly
  • deceitful
  • double-dealing
  • duplicitous
  • furtive
  • guileful
  • indirect
  • low
  • malicious
  • mean
  • recreant
  • secretive
  • slippery
  • sneaking
  • snide
  • stealthy
  • surreptitious
  • underhand
  • unreliable
  • unscrupulous
  • untrustworthy
  • yellow
See also synonyms for: sneakily / sneakiness
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antonyms for sneaky

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  • frank
  • honest
  • open
  • straight
  • straightforward
  • trustworthy
  • aboveboard
  • candid
  • forthright
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How to use sneaky in a sentence

Uber and Lyft used sneaky tactics to avoid making drivers employees in California, voters say.
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So you could still ask the grandparents whether the present was received, which is the sneaky way of getting the couple in trouble.
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In terms of how much time goes into making its components, no sandwich requires more actual work than a Thanksgiving sandwich, but because it is a vehicle for leftovers rather than the main event, making one always feels like a sneaky triumph.
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Flipping through one of these cookbooks almost feels sneaky, like you’re peeking into someone’s grandma’s recipe box to find her most treasured culinary secrets.
THE JOY OF COOKING OTHER PEOPLE’S ‘SECRET FAMILY RECIPES’AMY MCCARTHYSEPTEMBER 11, 2020EATER
Nobody checks where the reviews come from, so anybody can write anything about your product here including sneaky competitors trying to manipulate your rating.
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To make things worse, the small percentage of hydrogen in the atmosphere got sneaky sometimes.
UNWISE CHILDGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
I can't forgive him for the sneaky way he went to work— counting on our suspecting young Davis if the matter came to light.
JUSTICE (SECOND SERIES PLAYS)JOHN GALSWORTHY
The old rascal's taken a dislike to me, and I'd be afraid he'd give me a sneaky bite, or claw me.
THE BOY SCOUTS' FIRST CAMP FIREHERBERT CARTER
Anything mean, anything sneaky, could not live in the steady light of those dark-grey eyes.
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Ef he'd 'a' missed school one day he knowed two sneaky chaps thet would 'a' robbed that nest, either goin' or comin'.
SONNY, A CHRISTMAS GUESTRUTH MCENERY STUART
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WORDS RELATED TO SNEAKY

  • artful
  • cloak-and-dagger
  • closet
  • concealed
  • covert
  • foxy
  • fraudulent
  • furtive
  • hidden
  • hush-hush
  • illegitimate
  • illicit
  • in holes and corners
  • on the Q.T.
  • on the quiet
  • private
  • sneaky
  • stealthy
  • surreptitious
  • under wraps
  • under-the-counter
  • undercover
  • underground
  • underhand
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.