Furtive vs Surreptituous - What's the difference?

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furtive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • stealthy
  • Exhibiting guilty or evasive secrecy.
  • * 1949 , George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four , p31
  • But that was merely a piece of furtive knowledge which he happened to possess because his memory was not satisfactorily under control.

    Synonyms

    * (stealthy) surreptitious * See also

    Derived terms

    * furtively * furtiveness

    surreptituous

    Not English

    Surreptituous has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

    English words similar to 'surreptituous':

    surreptitious, surefootedness, scripturalness