sneak away

Also found in: Thesaurus, Idioms.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.sneak away - leave furtively and stealthily; "The lecture was boring and many students slipped out when the instructor turned towards the blackboard"
go forth, leave, go away - go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in classic literature ?
No, gentlemen; he'll always show 'em a clean pair of heels very early in the scuffle, and sneak away."
Shall I turn coward to Lizzie, and sneak away with her, as if I were ashamed of her!
The boy managed to sneak away from his mother and was wondering around the terminal for a moment when he walked through an unattended ticket kiosk for Spirit Airlines.
We can leave the family behind and sneak away for the weekend!
Months later, Michelle changes her mind and they sneak away for a secret wedding.
The Buddies managed to sneak away with a bonus point after a draw at Queen's Park but they offered nothing up front and the Spiders were unlucky not to win it.
However, a string of fine saves from McHugh, including one from a 41st-minute penalty, saw Spartans sneak away from Causeway Lane with a 0-0 draw.
Khartoum, 28 April (SUNA)- Sudanese Customs authorities on the Red Sea Port have aborted a smuggling operation when a woman attempted to sneak away 906.41kg of god inside a pair of shoes.
And with all the miseries that they are going through, I had hope that they were able to cross the river and sneak away from border police.
However, Nirmala managed to sneak away and opened the door which diverted the attention of all dacoits away from the other girls.
Convincing her to flee their fearful home life, son and mother sneak away in the night to the small town of Rocky Branch, where they find peace with her family.
After seeing the cop, these car lifters tried to sneak away at motorbike and went towards `Project Mor police picket.