Definition of surreptitiously in English:

surreptitiously

adverb

  • In a way that attempts to avoid notice or attention; secretively.

    ‘Mary surreptitiously slipped from the room’
    ‘surreptitiously recorded conversations’
    • ‘Many programs that surreptitiously access the internet go undetected by users.’
    • ‘Blinds and windows can be surreptitiously opened.’
    • ‘By the time our desserts arrive, people are glancing surreptitiously at their watches.’
    • ‘She surreptitiously sneaks a bite of food.’
    • ‘They surreptitiously give aid to the family.’

Pronunciation

surreptitiously

/ˌsʌrəpˈtɪʃəsli/