snooper


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snoop

 (sno͞op)
intr.v. snooped, snoop·ing, snoops
To pry into the private affairs of others, especially by prowling about.
n.
One who snoops.

[Dutch snoepen, to eat on the sly.]

snoop′er n.

snooper

(ˈsnuːpə)
n
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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snooper - a spy who makes uninvited inquiries into the private affairs of otherssnooper - 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"

snooper

noun nosy parker, snoop (informal), busybody, meddler, pry, stickybeak (Austral. informal), Paul Pry (informal) We're naturally a nation of snoopers.

snooper

noun
A person who snoops:
Translations

snooper

[ˈsnuːpəʳ] Nfisgón/ona m/f

snooper

nSchnüffler(in) m(f)

snooper

[ˈsnuːpəʳ] nficcanaso m/f
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