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sneak·y

 (snē′kē)
adj. sneak·i·er, sneak·i·est
Furtive; surreptitious.

sneak′i·ly adv.
sneak′i·ness n.
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sneak•y

(ˈsni ki)

adj. sneak•i•er, sneak•i•est.
like or suggestive of a sneak; furtive.
[1825–35]
sneak′i•ly, adv.
sneak′i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sneaky - marked by deceptionsneaky - marked by deception; "achieved success in business only by underhand methods"
corrupt, crooked - not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive
2.sneaky - 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"
concealed - hidden on any grounds for any motive; "a concealed weapon"; "a concealed compartment in his briefcase"
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sneaky

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

sneaky

adjective
1. So slow, deliberate, and secret as to escape observation:
2. Trickily secret:
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Translations
ماكِر، مُخادِع
potměšilý
lusket
lymskulegur; ómerkilegur
potmehúdsky

sneaky

[ˈsniːkɪ] ADJ (sneakier (compar) (sneakiest (superl))) → soplón
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

sneaky

[ˈsniːki] adjsournois(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

sneaky

adj (+er) (pej inf)gewieft (inf), → raffiniert; there’s something sneaky about itda ist was faul dran
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

sneaky

[ˈsniːkɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) → vile
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

sneak

(sniːk) verb
1. to go quietly and secretly, especially for a dishonest purpose. He must have sneaked into my room when no-one was looking and stolen the money.
2. to take secretly. He sneaked the letter out of her drawer.
noun
a mean, deceitful person, especially a telltale.
ˈsneakers noun plural
soft shoes with soles made of rubber, rope etc. He was wearing blue jeans and sneakers.
ˈsneaking adjective
(of a feeling) slight but not easy to suppress. She knew he was wicked but she had a sneaking admiration for his courage.
ˈsneaky adjective
It was a bit sneaky of him to tell the teacher about me.
ˈsneakiness noun
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But there are other schemes that are sneakier and harder to patrol.
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However, it seems Stuart might be the sneakier sibling as he invites newly returned secret Slater Hayley to join them for a drink - and when Mick then goes to sleep it off, Stuart encourages her to get into bed with his pal.
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The chances are that engineers are not on the average sneakier than non-engineers, though Yadav and Skripal show engineers have as much propensity for intelligence work as anyone.
I do expect my kids to remember things, but I employ sneakier catechesis.