Synonyms of snoop in English:


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See Spanish definition of husmear


1‘you shouldn't snoop into our affairs’

pry, inquire impertinently, be inquisitive, be inquisitive about, inquire, do some detective work
be curious, poke about, poke around, mind someone else's business, be a busybody, nose into, poke one's nose in, poke one's nose into, stick one's nose in, stick one's nose into
interfere, interfere in, interfere with, meddle, meddle in, meddle with, intrude, intrude on
informal be nosy, be nosy about, nosy
Australian, New Zealand informal stickybeak

2‘they decided to snoop around the building’

investigate, explore, ferret in, ferret about in, ferret in, ferret around in, rummage in, search, delve into, peer into, prowl around, nose about, nose round, nose around, have a good look at


1‘White went off for a snoop around, as policemen do’

search, nose, look, prowl, ferret, poke, exploration, investigation

2‘the broadcast was intercepted by radio snoops’

eavesdropper, pryer, interferer, meddler, busybody
investigative journalist
investigator, detective, private detective, private investigator, operative
British enquiry agent
informal snooper, nosy parker, Paul Pry, private eye, PI, sleuth
North American informal private dick, peeper, shamus, gumshoe
Australian, New Zealand informal stickybeak
informal, dated hawkshaw, sherlock
North American dated Pinkerton