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English definition of “sneak”


verb [I or T, usually + adv/prep] (MOVE SECRETLY)    /sniːk/ (sneaked or US also snuck, sneaked or US also snuck)
C2 to go somewhere secretly , or to take someone or something somewhere secretly : I managed to sneak in through the back door while she wasn't looking . Jan hasn't got a ticket but I thought we might sneak her in. I thought I'd sneak up on him (= move close to him without him seeing ) and give him a surprise .Hiding and disguisingMoving to avoid being seen
(Definition of sneak verb (MOVE SECRETLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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