Definition of snoop noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//snuːp//
    ; NAmE NAmE//snuːp//
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  1. 1(also snooper
    BrE BrE//ˈsnuːpə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsnuːpər//
    a person who looks around a place secretly to find out private things about somebody
  2. 2[singular] a secret look around a place He had a snoop around her office.
  3. Word Originmid 19th cent.: from Dutch snœpen ‘eat on the sly’.
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