adj : marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed; "a furtive manner"; "a lurking prowler"; "a sneak attack"; "stealthy footsteps"; "a surreptitious glance at his watch"; "someone skulking in the shadows" [syn: furtive, lurking, skulking, sneak(a), sneaky, stealthy, surreptitious]
1: someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions [syn: prowler, stalker]
2: someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police [syn: fink, snitch, snitcher, stoolpigeon, stoolie, sneaker, canary]
1: to go stealthily or furtively; "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house" [syn: mouse, creep, steal, pussyfoot]
2: put, bring, or take in a secretive or furtive manner; "sneak a look"; "sneak a cigarette"
3: make off with belongings of others [syn: pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, filch, nobble, lift]
4: pass on stealthily; "He slipped me the key when nobody was looking" [syn: slip] [also: snuck]
Adjacent words: snatchiest | snazzier | snazzier | snazziest | snazziest | snazzy | Snead | sneak | sneak away | sneak in | sneak off | sneak out | sneak preview | sneak thief | sneak up | sneaker