Pronunciation Verb

snoop (snoops, present participle snooping; past and past participle snooped)

  1. To be devious and cunning so as not to be seen.
  2. To secretly spy on or investigate, especially into the private personal life of others.
    If I had not snooped on her, I wouldn't have found out that she lied about her degree.
Related terms Translations Translations Noun

snoop (plural snoops)

  1. The act of snooping
  2. One who snoops
    Be careful what you say around Gene because he's the bosses' snoop.
  3. A private detective
    She hired a snoop to find out if her husband was having an affair.
Translations Translations
  • German: Schnüffler, Schnüfflerin
  • Russian: стука́ч

This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.005
Offline English dictionary