- like or suggestive of a sneak; furtive; deceitful.
Origin of sneaky
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Examples from the Web for sneaky
"Hello Kitty" as a double entendre is actually surprisingly modest and sneaky.Avril Lavigne’s Dumb ‘Hello Kitty’ Video Is Rife with Cultural Appropriation
April 25, 2014
The California computer hack that threatened women, including Miss Teen USA, will get jail time for his sneaky sexploits.College Student is Sentenced for ‘Sextortion’
March 18, 2014
Channeling his best Madoff—with a dash of Paulson and Falcone—Richard Gere plays a sneaky financier in ‘Arbitrage.’In ‘Arbitrage,’ Richard Gere Shows How the Price Is Right
September 13, 2012
Apple used to count Google as an ally, but now views Google as a sneaky betrayer.Apple’s Move to Spite Google and Use Its Own Map Software Hurts Customers
June 21, 2012
Sneaky Santorum Reporters and pundits everywhere hailed the exit poll of Ohio when it arrived at 7:30 p.m.Super Tuesday Surprises: Catholics for Romney, Women for Santorum, and More
March 7, 2012
And so perhaps you would be Saladin, and he can be Sir Kenneth, though he's too sneaky for him, too.Margaret Montfort
Laura E. Richards
He was safe there from Sneaky, Gray Wolf and the whole pack.
She was going to speak for her foster child, and not let Sneaky introduce him.
“You have done well by the pack, Sneaky,” he announced finally.
“Sneaky, you run down to the brook and get some water,” she commanded.
Word Origin and History for sneaky
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