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Definition of 'sneak'

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Example sentences containing 'sneak'

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Are you planning another book and can you give us a sneak peek? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Soon a stone had sneaked back on. The Sun (2015)He sat uncomfortably in isolation surrounded by empty seats and had to be sneaked away from the ground. The Sun (2008)If the users do not trust the watchers they will look for ways to sneak past the guards unseen. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Thousands of you have already visited my website to get a sneak peek at the impressive piece of software. The Sun (2010)She went to look and one sneaked in, taking her key. The Sun (2015)West tried the sneak attack of a club v 3NT. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We have a sneaking suspicion it won't be her last. The Sun (2014)He clearly felt bad about something, to sneak off like that. The Sun (2016)Get a sneak preview, with wine and good chat. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She sneaked a look at him, a quick one. Tepper, Sheri S. A Plague of Angels (1993)We'd sneak back for cups of coffee or lunch. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Here West tried the sneak attack of a club. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And yet there is something sneaking about it that outrages the American sense of fairness. Andy Dougan THE HUNTING OF MAN (2004)So horrible you have to look away... and yet your eyes keep sneaking back. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You'll keep coming back to sneak astonished looks at these pages long after you have finished it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Nonetheless we cannot shake off a sneaking suspicion that great wisdom is being imparted and that it might be prudent discreetly to take notes. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)I have a sneaking suspicion that there were no real safety problems. The Sun (2012)This is a sneak attack, a rearguard action by those who still want to see statutory control of the press. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I was part of a group given a sneak preview before it opened on Thursday. The Sun (2012)

Synonyms of 'sneak'

snatch, steal, do something furtively or stealthily
tell tales, sing, spill your guts
informer, grass, betrayer, telltale

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Used Occasionally. sneak is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'sneak'

British English: sneak VERB
If you sneak somewhere, you go there very quietly on foot, trying to avoid being seen or heard.
Sometimes he would sneak out of his house late at night.
  • American English: sneak
  • Brazilian Portuguese: esgueirar-se
  • Chinese: 偷偷地走
  • European Spanish: moverse sigilosamente
  • French: se faufiler
  • German: schleichen
  • Italian: sgattaiolare
  • Japanese: そっと歩く
  • Korean: 살금살금 가다
  • European Portuguese: esgueirar-se
  • Spanish: moverse sigilosamente

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