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Definition of 'snoop'

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Example sentences containing 'snoop'

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We accept that in future only a judge can sign off police snooping requests. The Sun (2016)The government has promised to strengthen protections against police snooping. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They insist they need the power to snoop on their emails. The Sun (2012)But the best part was having a snoop around all the amazingly bling houses. The Sun (2014)So you support the notion of parents snooping around if they feel there is reason to do so? Christianity Today (2000)We don't trust local councils or police with snooping powers. The Sun (2015)In theory, it might make sense to give judges the power to grant snooping applications. The Sun (2015)They don't like people snooping around what they are doing. The Sun (2011)NEW laws will give the police powers to snoop on millions more emails and let courts hear sensitive intelligence in secret. The Sun (2012)A report by MPs is expected to back the need for email and mobile phone snooping powers. The Sun (2015)If you don't want employers snooping around, change your settings. The Sun (2014)Previously agreed plans, such as giving the intelligence agencies more snooping powers, were unexpectedly ripped up. The Sun (2015)He blames the internet, which lets people snoop around homes on property portals, for the trend. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Civil liberties campaigners reacted with concern to the disclosure that police were snooping on personal messages so often, without any external monitoring and with few safeguards. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Last week, I went for a snoop around to find out. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I've always enjoyed snooping around other people's homes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And I don't want a cleaner snooping around. Times, Sunday Times (2006)

Synonyms of 'snoop'

investigate, explore, have a good look at, prowl around
spy, poke your nose in, nose, interfere
spy, secret agent, double agent, secret service agent

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Used Rarely. snoop is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'snoop'

British English: snoop VERB
If someone snoops around a place, they secretly look around it in order to find out things.
He was the one she'd seen snooping around her friend's hotel room.

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