Synonyms of sneak


1. sneak, unpleasant person, disagreeable person

usage: a person who is regarded as underhanded and furtive and contemptible

2. prowler, sneak, stalker, intruder, interloper, trespasser

usage: someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions

3. fink, snitch, snitcher, stoolpigeon, stool pigeon, stoolie, sneak, sneaker, canary, informer, betrayer, rat, squealer, blabber

usage: someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police


1. sneak, mouse, creep, pussyfoot, walk

usage: to go stealthily or furtively; "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house"

2. sneak, act, move

usage: put, bring, or take in a secretive or furtive manner; "sneak a look"; "sneak a cigarette"

3. pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift, steal

usage: make off with belongings of others

4. slip, sneak, pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give

usage: pass on stealthily; "He slipped me the key when nobody was looking"


1. furtive, sneak(prenominal), sneaky, stealthy, surreptitious, concealed (vs. unconcealed)

usage: marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed; "a furtive manner"; "a sneak attack"; "stealthy footsteps"; "a surreptitious glance at his watch"

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Definition and meaning of sneak (Dictionary)