Definition of Surreptitiously

1. Adverb. In a surreptitious manner. "He was watching her surreptitiously as she waited in the hotel lobby"

Exact synonyms: Sneakily
Partainyms: Sneaky, Surreptitious



Definition of Surreptitiously

1. Adverb. In a surreptitious manner; stealthily, furtively, secretly. ¹

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Definition of Surreptitiously

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surreptitiously

surrenderers
surrendering
surrenderor
surrenderors
surrenders
surrendre
surrendred
surrendries
surrendring
surrendry
surreplies
surreply
surreption
surreptions
surreptitious
surreptitiously (current term)
surreptitiousness
surreys
surrogacies
surrogacy
surrogata
surrogate
surrogate father
surrogate fathers
surrogate key
surrogate keys
surrogate mother
surrogate mothers
surrogate parent

Literary usage of Surreptitiously

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1. A Treatise on the Law of New Trials in Cases Civil and Criminal by David Graham, Thomas Whitney Waterman (1855)
"Papers surreptitiously handed to jury. II. Party approaching juror on ... If papers, not previously submitted, be surreptitiously handed to the jury ..."

2. The Patent Laws of All Nations by Benjamin Vaughan Abbott (1886)
"Patent surreptitiously or Unjustly Obtained. - A charge that the original patentee of an invention fraudulently and surreptitiously obtained a patent on ..."

3. The Law of Patents for Useful Inventions by William Callyhan Robinson (1890)
"Notice that the Patentee or his Assignor, though a True Inventor, surreptitiously Obtained the Patent for the Invention while a Prior Inventor was ..."

4. A Treatise on the Action of Ejectment and Concurrent Remedies for the by Martin L. Newell (1892)
"An Undelivered Deed surreptitiously Placed upon Record.—Where possession of a deed, which has never been delivered, has been surreptitiously obtained and ..."

5. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1871)
"... to Jefferson—He attempts surreptitiously to alter Smith's Affidavit—Jefferson's Comments on Bayard's Affidavit in Ana—General Smith's Letter explanatory ..."

6. History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1904)
"... had once surreptitiously obtained the King's signature to a letter to Clement VIII., conferred anxiously on so threatening a conjuncture of affairs. ..."

7. History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1883)
"... had once surreptitiously obtained the King's signature to a letter to Clement VIII., conferred anxiously on so threatening a conjuncture of affairs. ..."

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