Definition of Surreptitious


  • conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
    "clandestine intelligence operations"
    "cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines"
    "hole-and-corner intrigue"
    "secret missions"
    "a secret agent"
    "secret sales of arms"
    "surreptitious mobilization of troops"
    "an undercover investigation"
    "underground resistance"
    - cloak and dagger - hole and corner - hugger mugger - hush hush
  • 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"
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Unscramble surreptitious

1178 unscramble word found using the letters surreptitious.

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