Fraudulent vs Sneaky - What's the difference?

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Fraudulent is a related term of sneaky.


As adjectives the difference between fraudulent and sneaky

is that fraudulent is dishonest; based on fraud or deception while sneaky is difficult to catch due to constantly outwitting the adversaries.

fraudulent

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • dishonest; based on fraud or deception
  • false; phony
  • He tried to pass a fraudulent check.

    Usage notes

    * Nouns to which "fraudulent" is often applied: claim, practice, transfer, scheme, transaction, document, intent, misrepresentation, act, action, mortgage, check, conveyance, accounting, bankruptcy, reporting, etc.

    Synonyms

    * See also * See also

    Derived terms

    * fraudulently

    sneaky

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Difficult to catch due to constantly outwitting the adversaries
  • Catching those thieves will be hard, they're so sneaky they keep deluding us
  • dishonest; deceitful
  • Synonyms

    * slippery * evasive, dodgy

    Derived terms

    * sneaky pete * sneaky suspicion * sneaky romainians