[ stoun-linz ]
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Part of Speechadverb
Origin + Etymology
formed from stown, Scots for English stolen, and the compound adverb suffix -lins, formed from the now rare and dialectal suffix -ling and the adverb suffix -s
  • confidential
  • top secret
  • classified
  • restricted
secretly, stealthily
I stownlins crawled across to the lawn to avoid the neighbors seeing me.
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