(comparative more subreptitious, superlative most subreptitious)
- Obsolete form of surreptitious.
Variant of subreption
- deliberate concealment or misrepresentation of facts so as to gain some benefit or advantage
- an erroneous inference or conclusion induced by this
Origin of subreptionClassical Latin subreptio ; from subreptus, past participle of subripere, surripere, to take away secretly: see surreptitious