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Meaning of “surreptitious” - Learner’s Dictionary

surreptitious

adjective
 
 
/ˌsʌrəpˈtɪʃəs/
done secretly so that other people do not see: surreptitious glances at the clockSecrecy and privacy
surreptitiously adverb
Translations of “surreptitious”
in Chinese (Traditional) 秘密的,偷偷的, 鬼鬼祟祟的…
in Russian сделанный тайком…
in Turkish gizli, el altından, kaçamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 秘密的,偷偷的, 鬼鬼祟祟的…
in Polish potajemny, ukradkowy…
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