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.
Sneak·ing, a. Marked by cowardly concealment; deficient in openness and courage; underhand; mean; crouching. -- Sneak*ing*ly, adv. -- Sneak*ing*ness, n.
adj : not openly expressed; "a sneaking suspicion" [syn: sneaking(a),