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Meaning & Definition of Sneak in English

English

Sneak

/snik/

noun

1. A person who is regarded as underhanded and furtive and contemptible

    synonym:
  • sneak

2. Someone who prowls or sneaks about

  • Usually with unlawful intentions
    synonym:
  • prowler
  • ,
  • sneak
  • ,
  • stalker

3. Someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police

    synonym:
  • fink
  • ,
  • snitch
  • ,
  • snitcher
  • ,
  • stoolpigeon
  • ,
  • stool pigeon
  • ,
  • stoolie
  • ,
  • sneak
  • ,
  • sneaker
  • ,
  • canary

verb

1. To go stealthily or furtively

  • "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house"
    synonym:
  • sneak
  • ,
  • mouse
  • ,
  • creep
  • ,
  • pussyfoot

2. Put, bring, or take in a secretive or furtive manner

  • "Sneak a look"
  • "Sneak a cigarette"
    synonym:
  • sneak

3. Make off with belongings of others

    synonym:
  • pilfer
  • ,
  • cabbage
  • ,
  • purloin
  • ,
  • pinch
  • ,
  • abstract
  • ,
  • snarf
  • ,
  • swipe
  • ,
  • hook
  • ,
  • sneak
  • ,
  • filch
  • ,
  • nobble
  • ,
  • lift

4. Pass on stealthily

  • "He slipped me the key when nobody was looking"
    synonym:
  • slip
  • ,
  • sneak

adjective

1. Marked by quiet and caution and secrecy

  • Taking pains to avoid being observed
  • "A furtive manner"
  • "A sneak attack"
  • "Stealthy footsteps"
  • "A surreptitious glance at his watch"
    synonym:
  • furtive
  • ,
  • sneak(a)
  • ,
  • sneaky
  • ,
  • stealthy
  • ,
  • surreptitious

Examples of using

I noticed him sneak into the room.