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snoopverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   us   /snuːp/ informal disapproving
to look around a place secretly, in order to discover things or find out information about someone or something: People were sent out to snoop on rival businesses. She's the sort of person you can imagine snooping about/around your room when you're not there. to try to find out about other people's private lives: I don't mean to snoop, but is there something wrong? Clara's husband is snooping on her because he thinks she is seeing another man.

snoopnoun

uk   us   /snuːp/
[S] informal the act of snooping: I think someone's been having a snoop around my office - I didn't leave that drawer open. [C] informal disapproving (also snooper ) someone who snoops: He's such a snoop - he's always going through my mail. Most journalists are snoopers by nature.
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