What does the word furtive mean?

Usage examples for furtive

  1. They had the furtive manners which become habitual in the shaded section of a big city; their eyes were quick and cold and always inquiring. – Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist by John T. McIntyre
  2. He threw her one of his wild, furtive looks, and again in his eyes she caught a glimpse of something that deeply moved her. – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  3. The glances were so quick and furtive that neither Fred nor Terry noticed them. – The Hunters of the Ozark by Edward S. Ellis
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