The easily concealable and muted weapon would allow him to sneak up on his victims and get away afterward to kill again.
A passenger sitting in front of him was attempting to sneak photos of Cooper on his iPhone.
Not in St. Cloud would he sneak up behind an unsuspecting student athlete and hoist his 240-pound frame upon his back.
Did you sneak off for quickies with bimbos while you were playing Mr. Big Shot in the Lipstick Building?
On Wednesday, Early tried to sneak in a few matches during a tiny break in the weather.
It rains, and we shall all come here, and the sneak will come and sit down there in the corner, as he always does.
The Ethel and May sneaked her way into Maquoit harbor—if a schooner can be said to sneak.
We'll watch from the companion, and when he's forward we'll sneak down the other, and heel ourselves.
He was trying to sneak up to the buffaloes; but the sentinel found that out.
The judges—although angry—stare back at him, and acknowledge their inability to play the sneak.
1550s (implied in sneakish), perhaps from some dialectal survival of Middle English sniken "to creep, crawl" (c.1200), related to Old English snican "to sneak along, creep, crawl," from Proto-Germanic *sneikanan, which is related to the root of snake (n.). Of feelings, suspicions, etc., from 1748. Transitive sense, "to partake of surreptitiously" is from 1883. Related: Sneaking. Sneak-thief first recorded 1859; sneak-preview is from 1938.
"a sneaking person; mean, contemptible fellow," 1640s, from sneak (v.).
(also sneak preview): After a sneak in Chicago they decided to shelve it
To show a movie unexpectedly to an audience in order to assess its appeal: We sneaked it in several cities (1960s+ Movie studio)