marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed;
"a furtive manner"
"a sneak attack"
"a surreptitious glance at his watch"
secret and sly or sordid;
"his low backstairs cunning"
- He cast a furtive glance at her.
- They are making a furtive movement.
- That person was furtive and did not want to be noticed.
The students made furtive drawings, or passed notes.出自： T. C. Wolfe
There was nothing furtive about his going in: he entered boldly and directly.出自： D. Hammett