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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Done on the sly or in a sneaky way.

Usage examples (34)
  • The thief gave a furtive glance at the defense attorney when the judge read the charges.
  • A furtive manner
  • Re-search Department at the Foreign Office, and engaged in furtive adulteries.
  • He bristled now, recalling their furtive trysts in the woods. for more
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