The past simple and the past participle of sneak

Conjugation of the verb sneak:

Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':


Past Simple:


Past Partciple:


Present Partciple:


Third Person Singular:



1. To move somewhere very quietly on foot, trying to avoid being seen or heard.
2. To take something or someone somewhere secretly.


1. He used to sneak out of the house late at night to be with other drug addicts.
2. The kid was trying to sneak sweets but his mum caught him.

Similar verbs

The irregular verbs in the table below have the same pattern as sneak. They are:

- Verbs with u in the past simple and past participle.
- Verbs like 'cling, clung, clung'.

Verb Simple past Past Participle
cling clung clung
dig dug dug
fling flung flung
hang hung/hanged hung/hanged
sling slung slung
slink slunk slunk
sneak snuck/sneaked snuck/sneaked
spin spun/span spun
sting stung stung
string strung strung
swing swung swung
wring wrung wrung