sneakily
adverb see sneaky

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sneakily — sneaky ► ADJECTIVE ▪ furtive or sly. DERIVATIVES sneakily adverb sneakiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • sneakily — See sneaky. * * * …   Universalium

  • sneakily — adverb In a sneaky manner …   Wiktionary

  • sneakily — adv. furtively, stealthily, secretly; in an underhanded manner, deceitfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sneakily — sneak·i·ly …   English syllables

  • sneakily — See: sneaky …   English dictionary

  • sneakily — adverb in a surreptitious manner he was watching her surreptitiously as she waited in the hotel lobby • Syn: ↑surreptitiously • Derived from adjective: ↑sneaky, ↑surreptitious (for: ↑surreptitiously) …   Useful english dictionary

  • sneaky — sneakily, adv. sneakiness, n. /snee kee/, adj., sneakier, sneakiest. like or suggestive of a sneak; furtive; deceitful. [1825 35; SNEAK + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • surreptitiously — adverb in a surreptitious manner (Freq. 1) he was watching her surreptitiously as she waited in the hotel lobby • Syn: ↑sneakily • Derived from adjective: ↑sneaky (for: ↑sneakily), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • behind one's back — {adv. phr.} When one is absent; without one s knowledge or consent; in a dishonest way; secretly; sneakily. * /Say it to his face, not behind his back./ * /It is not right to criticize a person behind his back./ Contrast: TO ONE S FACE …   Dictionary of American idioms

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