verb (used without object)
to prowl or pry; go about in a sneaking, prying way.
an act or instance of snooping.
a person who snoops.
a private detective.
(intransitive; often foll by about or around) to pry into the private business of others
a person who pries into the business of others
an act or instance of snooping
Craske, 1988. An extension of SCOOPS with meta-objects that can redirect messages to other objects. “SNOOPS: An Object-Oriented language Enhancement Supporting Dynamic Program Reeconfiguration”, N. Craske, SIGPLAN Notices 26(10): 53-62 (Oct 1991).
adjective, snoopier, snoopiest. Informal. 1. characterized by meddlesome curiosity; prying.
noun 1. Slang. the nose. 2. Informal. a snob. verb (used with object) 3. Informal. to behave disdainfully toward; condescend to: New arrivals in the town were snooted by older residents. noun 1. (slang) the nose 2. (photog, films, television) a cone-shaped fitment on a studio light to control the scene area illuminated snoop
noun, plural snootfuls. Informal. 1. a sufficient amount of liquor to cause intoxication. snoose
adjective, snootier, snootiest. Informal. 1. snobbish. adjective (informal) snootier, snootiest 1. aloof or supercilious 2. snobbish or exclusive: a snooty restaurant snoot