Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Acting in a stealthy, furtive way.
  • adjective Unavowed; secret.
  • adjective Gradually growing or persistent.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or worthy of a sneak: acting like or characteristic of a sneak; mean; servile; crouching.
  • Secret or clandestine, and somewhat discreditable; underhand; hence, in a less reprehensible sense, unavowed; not openly or frankly declared.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Marked by cowardly concealment; deficient in openness and courage; underhand; mean; crouching.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of sneak.

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

  • adjective not openly expressed

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Examples

  • If you don't believe it, explain to me what you call sneaking into a public area of citizens who are completely unguarded, with a bomb strapped to yourself, and detonating that bomb with the intent to kill and impose fear upon those people?

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • If you don't believe it, explain to me what you call sneaking into a public area of citizens who are completely unguarded, with a bomb strapped to yourself, and detonating that bomb with the intent to kill and impose fear upon those people?

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • If you don't believe it, explain to me what you call sneaking into a public area of citizens who are completely unguarded, with a bomb strapped to yourself, and detonating that bomb with the intent to kill and impose fear upon those people?

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • If you don't believe it, explain to me what you call sneaking into a public area of citizens who are completely unguarded, with a bomb strapped to yourself, and detonating that bomb with the intent to kill and impose fear upon those people?

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • If you don't believe it, explain to me what you call sneaking into a public area of citizens who are completely unguarded, with a bomb strapped to yourself, and detonating that bomb with the intent to kill and impose fear upon those people?

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • If you don't believe it, explain to me what you call sneaking into a public area of citizens who are completely unguarded, with a bomb strapped to yourself, and detonating that bomb with the intent to kill and impose fear upon those people?

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • If you don't believe it, explain to me what you call sneaking into a public area of citizens who are completely unguarded, with a bomb strapped to yourself, and detonating that bomb with the intent to kill and impose fear upon those people?

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • And insofar as lawmakers are interested in sneaking some 2011 and 2012 transportation infrastructure spending into this bill they may as well forget about shovel readiness and identify useful transit and intercity rail projects.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Highways We Don’t Need

  • This has a lot to do with the fact that it such a amorphous and incoherent set of vague ideas, but also the fact that IDists seem to be more interested in sneaking their ideas straight into highschool textbooks, while attempting to dodge the peer-review process.

    A Dubious "Opportunity" for IDers

  • This has a lot to do with the fact that it such a amorphous and incoherent set of vague ideas, but also the fact that IDists seem to be more interested in sneaking their ideas straight into highschool textbooks, while attempting to dodge the peer-review process.

    A Dubious "Opportunity" for IDers

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