sneak noun - definition in the Learner's Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “sneak”

See all translations

sneak

noun [C]
 
 
/sniːk/ informal UK
someone who you do not like because they tell people when someone else has done something badRevealing secrets and becoming known
Translations of “sneak”
in Chinese (Traditional) 告密者, 打小報告者…
in Russian ябеда…
in Turkish ispiyoncu, gammaz, muhbir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 告密者, 打小报告者…
in Polish skarżypyta…
(Definition of sneak noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “sneak” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cup tie

a game between two teams trying to win a cup (= prize), especially in football

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More