spoor
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /spʊə/
  • (America) IPA: /spʊɹ/, /spɔɹ/
Noun

spoor (uncountable)

  1. The track, trail, droppings or scent of an animal
    • 1971, William S. Burroughs, The Wild Boys: A Book of the Dead, page 10
      Now he has picked up the spoor of drunken vomit and there is the doll sprawled against a wall, his pants streaked with urine.
    • 1918, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Land That Time Forgot Chapter VIII
      Even poor Nobs appeared dejected as we quit the compound and set out upon the well-marked spoor of the abductor.
Translations Verb

spoor (spoors, present participle spooring; past and past participle spoored)

  1. (transitive) To track an animal by following its spoor

Spoor
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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