Definition of Furtively

1. Adverb. In a furtive manner. "The soldiers were furtively crawling through the night"

Exact synonyms: On The Sly
Partainyms: Furtive

Definition of Furtively

1. adv. Stealthily by theft.

Definition of Furtively

1. Adverb. In a furtive manner. ¹

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Definition of Furtively

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Furtively

further(a)
further education
furtherance
furtherances
furthered
furtherer
furtherers
furtherest
furthering
furthermore
furthermost
furthers
furthersome
furtive
furtively (current term)
furtiveness
furtivenesses
furuncle
furuncles
furuncular
furunculoid
furunculoses
furunculosis
furunculous
furunculus
furutobeite
furverts
fury

Literary usage of Furtively

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The School World (1905)
"tary school child is furtively on the defensive against his classmates, ever uneasily wondering whether some misfortune may not presently come to him from ..."

2. Where Flows Hood River by Marion Cook Stow, Marion Cook (1907)
"waving canopy of tangled green Above my head: I gather the bright leaves And pin them, stem-wise, into festive wreaths, Admiring furtively their glossy ..."

3. The Works of Lawrence Sterne: In Four Volumes, with a Life of the Author by Laurence Sterne (1873)
"... paternal uncle! but one lambent delicious fire, furtively shooting out from every part of it, in all directions, into thine. If thou lookest, uncle Toby ..."

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