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sneak



Pronunciation: (snēk), [key]
v., sneaked or snuck, sneak•ing,
n.


v.i.
1. to go in a stealthy or furtive manner; slink; skulk.
2. to act in a furtive or underhand way.
3. Brit. Informal.to tattle; inform.

v.t.
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.

n.
1. a sneaking, underhand, or contemptible person.
2. Informal.a stealthy or furtive departure.
3. Brit. Informal.tattletale; informer.
4. sneaker (def. 1).
5. Informal.a sneak preview.
6. Cards.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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