surreptitious Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “surreptitious” in the English Dictionary

"surreptitious" in British English

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surreptitiousadjective

uk   /ˌsʌr.əpˈtɪʃ.əs/  us   /ˌsɝː-/
done ​secretly, without anyone ​seeing or ​knowing: She ​seemed to be ​listening to what I was saying, but I couldn't ​helpnoticing her surreptitious ​glances at the ​clock.
surreptitiously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Joe surreptitiously had a ​look in the ​answerbook.
surreptitiousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of surreptitious from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"surreptitious" in American English

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surreptitiousadjective

 us   /ˌsɜr·əpˈtɪʃ·əs/
done ​secretly, without anyone ​seeing or ​knowing: a surreptitious ​glance
(Definition of surreptitious from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “surreptitious”
in Chinese (Simplified) 秘密的,偷偷的, 鬼鬼祟祟的…
in Turkish gizli, el altından, kaçamak…
in Russian сделанный тайком…
in Chinese (Traditional) 秘密的,偷偷的, 鬼鬼祟祟的…
in Polish potajemny, ukradkowy…
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