- adj. 暗中进行的；鬼鬼祟祟的；保密的
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"
conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods;
"clandestine intelligence operations"
"cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines"
"a secret agent"
"secret sales of arms"
"surreptitious mobilization of troops"
"an undercover investigation"
- She carried out a surreptitious search of his belongings.
- His surreptitious behaviour naturally aroused suspicion.
- He was surreptitious in his movements.
We had surreptitious drinks too, although there was prohibition.出自： R. K. Narayan
Rosie took a surreptitious peep at Mark.出自：Woman