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Sneak off   /snik ɔf/   Listen
Sneak off

verb
1.
Leave furtively and stealthily.  Synonyms: slip away, sneak away, sneak out, steal away.






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"Sneak off" Quotes from Famous Books



... her way to the outer circle of the flock, on the opposite side from the man. When the man moves around to her side, she will be found to have plunged into the crowd, and it is hard to find her. Sometimes she will actually try to sneak off, and conceal herself in some dark corner, or back of some large object. Every poultryman will smile when this occurrence is mentioned to him—he knows by experience that hens have a way of sensing what he has in ...
— Clairvoyance and Occult Powers • Swami Panchadasi

... as his foot touched the ground. "Oh, yuh can't sneak off like that, old-timer. Yuh stay right outside and help wake 'em up!" ...
— The Lonesome Trail and Other Stories • B. M. Bower

... will attempt to fire the house as long as the ladies are with us," he exclaimed; "some one of our party has been cowardly enough to sneak off. As ...
— Cowmen and Rustlers • Edward S. Ellis

... sort of a wedding," I said, sour-like. "I don't call it a wedding when two people get married and sneak off as if they were ashamed of it—as well they might be in ...
— Further Chronicles of Avonlea • Lucy Maud Montgomery

... is on the square won't have trouble in getting through," Jimmie observed, "but we've got to be moving. I imagine the guards want us to remain here, so we'll have to sneak off if we leave camp. The guards seem to think we couldn't find our way ...
— Boy Scouts in Mexico; or On Guard with Uncle Sam • G. Harvey Ralphson



Words linked to "Sneak off" :   go forth, leave, sneak away, go away



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