stealth|y «STEHL thee», adjective, stealth|i|er, stealth|i|est.
done in a secret manner; secret; sly: »

The cat crept with stealthy movements toward the bird.

SYNONYM(S): furtive, sneaking, underhand, surreptitious.
stealth´i|ly, adverb.
stealth´i|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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