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intr.v. snooped, snoop·ing, snoops
To pry into the private affairs of others, especially by prowling about.
One who snoops.
[Dutch snoepen, to eat on the sly.]
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1. a person who snoops
2. (Social Welfare) informal Brit a person employed by the government to spy on claimants to make sure that they are not infringing the conditions of their eligibility for benefit
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|Noun||1.||snooper - a spy who makes uninvited inquiries into the private affairs of others|
eavesdropper - a secret listener to private conversations
spy - a secret watcher; someone who secretly watches other people; "my spies tell me that you had a good time last night"
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noun nosy parker, snoop (informal), busybody, meddler, pry, stickybeak (Austral. informal), Paul Pry (informal) We're naturally a nation of snoopers.
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snooper[ˈsnuːpəʳ] N → fisgón/ona m/f
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n → Schnüffler(in) m(f)
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snooper[ˈsnuːpəʳ] n → ficcanaso m/f
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