Synonyms for sneak

Synonyms for (noun) sneak

Synonyms: fink, sneak, sneaker, snitch, snitcher, stool pigeon, stoolie, stoolpigeon, canary

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

Similar words: squealer, informer, betrayer, blabber, rat

Definition: one who reveals confidential information in return for money

Synonyms: prowler, stalker, sneak

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

Similar words: intruder, interloper, trespasser

Definition: someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission

Synonyms: sneak

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

Similar words: unpleasant person, disagreeable person

Definition: a person who is not pleasant or agreeable

Synonyms for (verb) sneak

Synonyms: mouse, pussyfoot, creep, sneak

Definition: to go stealthily or furtively

Usage: ..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house

Similar words: walk

Definition: use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

Usage: Walk, don't run!; We walked instead of driving; She walks with a slight limp; The patient cannot walk yet; Walk over to the cabinet

Synonyms: slip, sneak

Definition: pass on stealthily

Usage: He slipped me the key when nobody was looking

Similar words: hand, give, reach, pass, pass on, turn over

Definition: place into the hands or custody of

Usage: hand me the spoon, please; Turn the files over to me, please; He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers

Synonyms: abstract, filch, hook, snarf, sneak, nobble, swipe, cabbage, pilfer, pinch, purloin, lift

Definition: make off with belongings of others

Similar words: steal

Definition: take without the owner's consent

Usage: Someone stole my wallet on the train; This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation

Synonyms: sneak

Definition: put, bring, or take in a secretive or furtive manner

Usage: sneak a look; sneak a cigarette

Similar words: move, act

Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

Synonyms for (adj) sneak

Synonyms: stealthy, surreptitious, sneak, sneaky, furtive

Definition: marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed

Usage: a furtive manner; a sneak attack; stealthy footsteps; a surreptitious glance at his watch

Similar words: concealed

Definition: hidden on any grounds for any motive

Usage: a concealed weapon; a concealed compartment in his briefcase

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