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sneak

zelfstandig naamwoord

1 sneak

A person who is regarded as underhanded and furtive and contemptible.

Roget 941: knave, rogue; Scapin, rascal; Lazarillo de Tormes; bad man etc. 949; blackguard etc. 949; barrater, barrator; ... meer laten zien

Roget 862: cowardice, pusillanimity; cowardliness etc. adj.; timidity, effeminacy.    poltroonery, baseness; dastardness, dastardy; abject fear, funk; ... meer laten zien

Roget 949: bad man, wrongdoer, worker of iniquity; evildoer etc. 913; sinner; the wicked etc. 945; bad example.    villain, rascal, ... meer laten zien



2 sneak

Someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions.

synoniemen: prowler, stalker.

Nederlands: duiker, geheimschrijver, gluiper, gluiperd, sluiper, stiekemerd

3 sneak

Someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police.

synoniemen: canary, fink, sneaker, snitch, snitcher, stool pigeon, stoolie, stoolpigeon.

werkwoord

1 sneak

To go stealthily or furtively:
— ..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house.

synoniemen: creep, mouse, pussyfoot.

Roget 886: cringe, bow, stoop, kneel, bend the knee; fall on one's knees, prostrate oneself; worship etc. 990.    sneak, crawl, crouch, cower, ... meer laten zien

Roget 940: be dishonest etc. adj.; play false; break one's word, break one's faith, break one's promise; jilt, betray, forswear; shuffle etc. (lie) 544; ... meer laten zien

Roget 528: conceal, hide, secrete, put out of sight; lock up, seal up, bottle up.    encrypt, encode, cipher.    cover, screen, cloak, veil, ... meer laten zien

Roget 862: quail etc. (fear) 860; be cowardly etc. adj., be a coward etc. n.; funk; cower, skulk, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: treuzelen, trippelen, sluipen

2 sneak

Put, bring, or take in a secretive or furtive manner.

3 sneak

Make off with belongings of others.

synoniemen: abstract, cabbage, filch, hook, lift, nobble, pilfer, pinch, purloin, snarf ... meer laten zien.

Nederlands: verdonkeremanen, ontwenden, stelen, ontvreemden

4 sneak

Pass on stealthily.

synoniem: slip.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

1 sneak

Marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed:
— A sneak attack.

synoniemen: furtive, sneaky, stealthy, surreptitious.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: arrant coward, blackguard, caitiff, clandestine, couch, covert, cower, craven, crawl, creep, cringe, crouch, cur, dastard, devil, fink, furtive, glide, go on tiptoe, grass ... meer laten zien.

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