sneaking

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sneak·ing

 (snē′kĭng)
adj.
1. Acting in a stealthy, furtive way.
2. Unavowed; secret.
3. Gradually growing or persistent: a sneaking hunch.

sneak′ing·ly adv.

sneaking

(ˈsniːkɪŋ)
adj
1. acting in a furtive or cowardly way
2. secret: a sneaking desire to marry a millionaire.
3. slight but nagging (esp in the phrase a sneaking suspicion)
ˈsneakingly adv
ˈsneakingness n

sneak•ing

(ˈsni kɪŋ)

adj.
1. acting in a furtive or underhand way.
2. deceitfully underhand, as actions; contemptible.
3. secret; not generally avowed, as a feeling or suspicion.
[1575–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sneaking - not openly expressedsneaking - not openly expressed; "a sneaking suspicion"
concealed - hidden on any grounds for any motive; "a concealed weapon"; "a concealed compartment in his briefcase"

sneaking

adjective
1. nagging, worrying, persistent, niggling, uncomfortable a sneaking suspicion

sneaking

adjective
1. So slow, deliberate, and secret as to escape observation:
2. Trickily secret:
Translations
خَفي، سِرّي
nepřiznaný
lumsk
be nem vallott
dulinn
gizliiçten içe

sneaking

[ˈsniːkɪŋ] ADJligero
to have a sneaking dislike of sbsentir antipatía hacia algn
I have a sneaking feeling thattengo la sensación de que ...
to have a sneaking regard for sbrespetar a algn a pesar de todo, respetar a algn sin querer confesarlo abiertamente

sneaking

[ˈsniːkɪŋ] adj [feeling, suspicion, admiration] → vague
to have a sneaking feeling that ... → avoir comme l'impression que ...
I have a sneaking feeling that he's jealous → J'ai comme l'impression qu'il est jaloux.
to have a sneaking suspicion that ... → soupçonner vaguement que ...

sneaking

adj attrgeheim attr; suspicion alsoleise; to have a sneaking feeling that …ein schleichendes Gefühl haben, dass …

sneaking

[ˈsniːkɪŋ] adj (dislike, preference) → segreto/a
I have a sneaking admiration for him → mio malgrado l'ammiro
to have a sneaking feeling/suspicion that ... → avere la vaga impressione/il vago sospetto che...

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