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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sneak /ˈsnik/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sneak v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sneaked p. pr. & vb. n. Sneaking.]
 1. To creep or steal (away or about) privately; to come or go meanly, as a person afraid or ashamed to be seen; as, to sneak away from company.
    You skulked behind the fence, and sneaked away.   --Dryden.
 2. To act in a stealthy and cowardly manner; to behave with meanness and servility; to crouch.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sneak, v. t. To hide, esp. in a mean or cowardly manner. [Obs.] “[Slander]  sneaks its head.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sneak, n.
 1. A mean, sneaking fellow.
    A set of simpletons and superstitious sneaks.   --Glanvill.
 2. Cricket A ball bowled so as to roll along the ground; -- called also grub. [Cant]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to
            avoid being observed; "a furtive manner"; "a lurking
            prowler"; "a sneak attack"; "stealthy footsteps"; "a
            surreptitious glance at his watch"; "someone skulking
            in the shadows" [syn: furtive, lurking, skulking,
             sneak(a), sneaky, stealthy, surreptitious]
      n 1: someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful
           intentions [syn: prowler, stalker]
      2: someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police [syn:
         fink, snitch, snitcher, stoolpigeon, stoolie, sneaker,
      v 1: to go stealthily or furtively; "..stead of sneaking around
           spying on the neighbor's house" [syn: mouse, creep,
           steal, pussyfoot]
      2: put, bring, or take in a secretive or furtive manner; "sneak
         a look"; "sneak a cigarette"
      3: make off with belongings of others [syn: pilfer, cabbage,
          purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook,
          filch, nobble, lift]
      4: pass on stealthily; "He slipped me the key when nobody was
         looking" [syn: slip]
      [also: snuck]