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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Quality or state of being sneaky, furtive, or clandestine.

Usage examples (16)
  • Adjective : a surreptitious glance
  • That movement carried with it a suggestion of surreptitiousness, as if it must be hidden from any watcher.
  • Surreptitious flirting is always fun especially now that we are both single so the surreptitiousness is self imposed.
  • She recalled past incidents, a quick switcharound when she appeared, an air of surreptitiousness, baffled half-suspicions. for more
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