sniff around

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to sniff around: feel up to, make into, get up to, have over

w>sniff around

vi (for information) → herumschnüffeln (inf)
vi +prep obj
room etcherumschnüffeln in (+dat) (inf)
girlfriend etcherumhängen bei (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
References in periodicals archive ?
Despite being older, Cooper still enjoys his walks and loves to have a sniff around and explore new places.
Billionaire Napster founder Sean Parker is having a serious sniff around a super-luxe, nearly 3-acre estate in Brentwood owned by a billionaire financier who's shopping the property on the QT with a $30-ish million pricetag.
Meanwhile, Gaga, 25, let Perez Hilton sniff around her during her visit to Australia for his new ITV2 Superfan series, which kicks off tonight.