furtive glance

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furtive glance

A quick, stealthy look at someone or something. The robbers exchanged a furtive glance when they realized their actions had been caught on the security cameras.
See also: glance

furtive glance

a secret or quick glance, quickly averted. He made a furtive glance in the direction of the closet when the robbers asked where the jewelery was hidden.
See also: glance
References in classic literature ?
And with a furtive glance at his son's face, the count went out of the room....
I cast a furtive glance at him to see his reaction and noticed he was not bothered,'he stated.
And after a furtive glance around the street, he slapped a parking ticket on the window - making it look like a traffic warden had already fined him and preventing him being rumbled with a real ticket.
Ever wanted to track down that stranger who gave you a furtive glance on the deck of a cruise ship?
It has a furtive glance. It destroys the fabric of human society and its relationships.