Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sneak

3 senses of sneak

Sense 1
sneak -- (a person who is regarded as underhanded and furtive and contemptible)
       => unpleasant person, disagreeable person -- (a person who is not pleasant or agreeable)

Sense 2
prowler, sneak, stalker -- (someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions)
       => intruder, interloper, trespasser -- (someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission)

Sense 3
fink, snitch, snitcher, stoolpigeon, stool pigeon, stoolie, sneak, sneaker, canary -- (someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police)
       => informer, betrayer, rat, squealer, blabber -- (one who reveals confidential information in return for money)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sneak

4 senses of sneak

Sense 1
sneak, mouse, creep, pussyfoot -- (to go stealthily or furtively; "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house")
       => walk -- (use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "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")
          Phrasal Verb-> sneak away#1; sneak out#1

Sense 2
sneak -- (put, bring, or take in a secretive or furtive manner; "sneak a look"; "sneak a cigarette")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "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")

Sense 3
pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift -- (make off with belongings of others)
       => steal -- (take without the owner's consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation")

Sense 4
slip, sneak -- (pass on stealthily; "He slipped me the key when nobody was looking")
       => pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give -- (place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers")

Antonyms of adj sneak

1 sense of sneak

Sense 1
furtive, sneak (prenominal), sneaky, stealthy, surreptitious -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA concealed) -> unconcealed -- (not concealed or hidden; "her unconcealed hostility poisoned the atmosphere"; "watched with unconcealed curiosity")

Similarity of adj sneak

1 sense of sneak

Sense 1
furtive, sneak (prenominal), sneaky, stealthy, surreptitious -- (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")
       => concealed (vs. unconcealed) -- (hidden on any grounds for any motive; "a concealed weapon"; "a concealed compartment in his briefcase")

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