Definitions

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  • adv. In a sneaky manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a surreptitious manner

Etymologies

sneaky +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • An company that specializes in sneakily placing product-names in pop-song lyrics (!!) screwed up and accidentally approached an anti-advertising activist for money to include his nonexistent "product" in a pop song -- the activist strung them along and got tons of poop:

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  • Then they lost the appetite for giving money to the banks, so now the banks are being gifted money, kind of sneakily, in the form of zero interest rate loans from the Federal Reserve.

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  • I think it is important to have discussions about race, but I actually believe that the kids will learn more, and have more of a substantive response to the whole thing if they come at it kind of sneakily -- how is race treated over time and over cultures?

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  • Opposition workplace relations spokesman, Michael Keenan, says Ms Gillard had "sneakily" broken a promise to let the ABCC remain in operation until the end of January.

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  • OILY Koch Industries wants to defeat Obama on Healthcare to weaken the Climate Bill, so they spend a fortune sneakily under fictitious names.

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  • Generally, the places that got such treatment had no business showing up in the upper reaches of results for popular keywords: they sneakily worked their way up by creating Potemkin villages full of “link farms” designed to pump up a PageRank.

    In the Plex

  • But he's just as likely to slip in a sneakily funny line, like his admission that he's been celibate for the past six months "for personal reasons."

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  • If you happened to be in San Francisco this Friday, November 17th, you might have noticed the grass couches which sneakily popped up around the

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  • They have a local name which is evading me - they tend to hang around beds and bite sneakily.

    biting insects

  • Second, Arkham Asylum, in the marvelous and creepy Scarecrow sequences, in which Batman had to battle inner demons, sneakily got the player to play an old school platformer updated to the modern age with great graphics and background.

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