What is another word for sneakily?

Pronunciation: [snˈiːkɪlɪ] (IPA)

"Sneakily" is an adverb that describes an action done in a secretive or underhanded manner. There are various synonyms to this word like slyly, furtively, covertly, stealthily, and cunningly. "Slyly" suggests a secretive intention, while "furtively" indicates a desire to avoid being caught. "Covertly" is defined as being done in a hidden or undercover manner. "Stealthily" emphasizes a quiet, unobtrusive movement, and "cunningly" suggests deceit or cleverness in carrying out the action. Other synonyms of "sneakily" include secretly, deviously, insidiously, craftily, and insincerely. All these synonyms have subtle differences in meaning, but all convey the idea of doing something in a sneaky way.

What are the hypernyms for Sneakily?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Sneakily

Then before she has had time to read it, I am going to sneakily get it back and blot or tear out some of the things I have written.
"The Tinder-Box"
Maria Thompson Daviess
Letts looked sneakily at the hut window where hung the remnants of a ragged curtain-all was quiet.
"Tess of the Storm Country"
Grace Miller White

Famous quotes with Sneakily

  • It is often an own growth opportunity seeking occasion for everyone on the dais by sneakily praising one another only in their oration under the shelter of felicitation or farewell function for someone.
    Anuj Somany

Related words: sneakily, sneaky, clandestinely, stealthy, clandestine

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