What does sneaky mean?

Definitions for sneaky
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sneaky, underhand, underhanded(adj)

    marked by deception

    "achieved success in business only by underhand methods"

  2. furtive, sneak(a), sneaky, stealthy, surreptitious(adj)

    marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed

    "a furtive manner"; "a sneak attack"; "stealthy footsteps"; "a surreptitious glance at his watch"

Wiktionary

  1. sneaky(Adjective)

    Difficult to catch due to constantly outwitting the adversaries

    Catching those thieves will be hard, they're so sneaky they keep deluding us

  2. sneaky(Adjective)

    dishonest; deceitful

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sneaky(noun)

    like a sneak; sneaking

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How to say sneaky in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sneaky in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sneaky in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of sneaky in a Sentence

  1. Julie Metcalf Kinney:

    The tactics we are facing, of sneaky and illegal foreclosure tactics, predatory banking and loans, elected judges who take campaign contributions from the real estate industry, coupled with violence from law enforcement and no real due process, have been used across this historically Black neighborhood to displace Black and poor people, if Black and Indigenous lives matter in Portland, this must stop.

  2. Keith Ellison:

    However, Ellison’s past associations and commentsmay trouble more moderate voters. Ellison’s 2006 run for Keith Ellison seat was plunged into controversy after the conservative PowerLineBlog.com found he had once identified with Farrakhan’s Nation of Islam and in 1998 was referring to himself as Keith X Ellison and Keith Ellison-Muhammed. The Washington Post reported that Keith Ellison had defended Farrakhan against accusations of anti-Semitism in 1989 and in 1990 had called affirmative action a sneaky form of compensation for slavery, calling instead for reparations. When the controversy erupted in 2006, Keith Ellison acknowledged Keith Ellison had worked with the group, but only for 18 months to help organize Farrakhan's 1995 Million Man March. Keith Ellison distanced Keith Ellison from both Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam, and said Keith Ellison had n’t scruitinized the group's anti-Semitic positions appropriately. They were and are anti-Semitic, and I should have come to that conclusion earlier than I did, Keith Ellison said. Yet it is n’t the only controversy for Keith Ellison. In 2007, Keith Ellison made a comparison between Bush and 9/11 to Hitler and the 1933 Reichstag fire. 9/11 is the juggernaut in American history and it allows... it's almost like, you know, the Reichstag fire, after the Reichstag was burned, they blamed the Communists for it, and it put the leader of that country [ Hitler ] in a position where he could basically have authority to do whatever he wanted. He later clarified that he did indeed believe that Usama bin Laden was responsible for the terror attacks. But it was n’t the only controversy for Ellison in 2007, as he also backed a movement to impeach then-Vice President Dick Cheney over his alleged fabrication of intelligence about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. However, Brad Bannon believes that Ellison’s Muslim heritage could be a boost not a burden, especially in light of Trump’s elevation Sunday of controversial Breitbart boss Steve Bannon to chief strategist.

  3. Grand Slam champion Chris Evert:

    I have a sneaky suspicion that the players that have been around for a long time, especially Serena (Williams), Roger, Rafa, I think they're going to dive right into it, they're appreciating that they can be with their family. They're appreciating that they can rest their bodies. But they also know that time is not on their side.

  4. Missy Dizick:

    Some people say that cats are sneaky, evil, and cruel. True, and they have many other fine qualities as well.

  5. The Sanders campaign:

    We didn't try to be sneaky at all.

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