sneak: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (snēk), [key]
— v., n. sneaked snuck, sneak•ing,
  1. to go in a stealthy or furtive manner; slink; skulk.
  2. to act in a furtive or underhand way.
  3. to tattle; inform.
  1. to move, put, pass, etc., in a stealthy or furtive manner: He sneaked the gun into his pocket.
  2. to do, take, or enjoy hurriedly or surreptitiously: to sneak a cigarette.
  1. a sneaking, underhand, or contemptible person.
  2. a stealthy or furtive departure.
  3. tattletale; informer.
  4. sneaker (def. 1).
  5. a sneak preview.
  6. the lead of a singleton in a suit other than the trump suit, as in whist.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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