Translation of "furtive" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈfɜː.tɪv/ us /ˈfɝː.t̬ɪv/

(of people) behaving secretly and often dishonestly, or (of actions) done secretly and often dishonestly

I saw him cast a furtive glance at the woman at the table to his right.
He made one or two furtive phone calls.
There was something furtive about his behaviour and I immediately felt suspicious.
furtively adverb uk /-li/ us
furtiveness noun [ no plural ] uk /-nəs/ us

(Translation of “furtive” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ˈfəːtiv/

secretive; avoiding attention

a furtive action/look.

(Translation of “furtive” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)