Coward and Sneak


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Coward noun – A person who shows a shameful lack of courage in the face of danger.
Usage example: the soldiers who ran as soon as the first shots were fired were branded as cowards

Sneak is a synonym for coward in person topic. In some cases you can use "Sneak" instead a noun "Coward", when it comes to topics like wimp, easily intimidated.
Nearby Words: cowardly, cowardice, cowardliness
Synonyms for Coward


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Sneak noun – Someone who acts in a sly and secret manner.
Coward is a synonym for sneak in person topic. You can use "Coward" instead a noun "Sneak", if it concerns topics such as person who is very dishonest.
Nearby Words: sneaky, sneaking, sneaked, sneaker
Synonyms for Sneak

How words are described

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Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Hotline Miami You Bastard: If you make heavy use of silenced weapons, sneak attacks, and hiding, your play style will be listed as "coward" for that level.
  • Fan Fic / The Vow Dirty Coward: After Shen kills Master Thundering Rhino and subdues Masters Ox and Croc, Lord Juan attempts to sneak away and leave Lianne behind, only for Shen to kill him as well.
  • The best example probably being in the first novel, when his friend assumed he'd want to sneak into an enemy camp for fun (although he is quite competent he's also an admitted Dirty Coward).
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