Translation of snoop in Spanish:

snoop

husmear, v.

Pronunciation /snuːp//snup/

intransitive verb

informal

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    husmear
    curiosear
    fisgonear
    to snoop around / about husmear
    • don't snoop into things that don't concern you no te metas en lo que no te importa
    • Does this involve snooping around company dustbins, intercepting illicit cargoes in high-speed chases?
    • It's every parent's dream: a device for snooping on what teenagers get up to in the family car.
    • The idea of the state snooping into the affairs of private citizens is anathema in a country which takes individual liberties seriously.
    • Rather than snooping around and trying to retrieve it I thought it would be best to just own up and ask if you've seen it.
    • One of his agents is Jack who snoops about and pinpoints dangerous but valuable potential crimes.
    • This isn't just a question of nosy politicians snooping on the citizens they are supposed to be representing.
    • When there's a guy who breaks into my business and snoops around without my permission, it gets pretty important to me!
    • This feature is basically a game wherein the viewer can snoop around Eddie's office and find all kinds of information about the production of the film.
    • I left it in the middle of his bed knowing that he would know I snooped to find it, but I didn't care.
    • There's no telling what he'll do when he snoops around my house and finds out what's really going on.
    • In the meantime, I suggest you stop snooping on what the neighbours are doing and tend to your own lives.
    • I catch her going through my drawers and backpack, and she snoops on my little brother even more, searching his room and listening to his phone conversations.
    • The idea of Government employees snooping through people's private records is one that will cause alarm.
    • While my sister was snooping in my room she spotted the Canada guide and asked if she could read it.
    • Protect your privacy and keep anyone from snooping into your information.
    • This is why she shouldn't be snooping in my private letters, for crying out loud!
    • Mom will probably look a little guilty and may admit she snooped.
    • After snooping round the house for a bit, we rode our bikes back to the hotel.
    • It's when the media and the activists start snooping around that the problems start.
    • And if it does know an intrusion occurred, the victim company ordinarily won't know whether the hacker just snooped around a little, or actually managed to see a lot.

noun

informal

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    (person)
    fisgón masculine
    fisgona feminine
    • My mother was a great snoop, she'd call it ‘cleaning up’ and I'd come home from a weekend at my Dad's to find she'd rifled through my things.
    • After a quick reprimand and warning that Santa doesn't like snoops, the matter was dropped.
    • That's when you catch the snoop in your rear-view mirror, methodically recording your license plate in a notepad.
    • What I am saying is that if our personal information - some of it extraordinarily sensitive - is archived in corporate or government databases and protected only by the weak shield of the law, it's vulnerable to federal snoops.
    • You think she was stalling so the snoop could finish her job?
    • She didn't care that he was one of the cutest boys she'd ever seen, he was a nosy snoop and that was it!
    • I had a feeling you would look, you little snoop.
    • I was about to open it, but I heard voices echoing up the stairs, and, not wanting to appear as a snoop, I rushed back into the living room.
    • But while Congress wants to shield citizens against government snoops, it has no such qualms when private companies collect the data.
    • I hope he doesn't think I'm some kind of snoop for touching it.
    • The blond cheerleader narrowed her eyes and then ignored the snoop.
    • That's what I get for being a snoop, I guess - and for being so clumsy.
    • Your personal matters and movements are supposed to be just that - personal, beyond the reach of either government or corporate snoops.
    • That way, dutiful snoops can see if any of the hundreds of alien detainees in custody have ever purchased a firearm.
    • Hiring a professional snoop is a good way to find out.
    • And, as usual, the law is unlikely to catch the professional snoop.
    • They could have been hiding photos and mementos of her somewhere, but I just wasn't born to be a snoop.
    • He knew he shouldn't look through it, and he wasn't a snoop at heart, but it was calling him.
    • Those punish snoops who pry into someone else's private affairs, anyone who publicly discloses embarrassing private facts, and publicity that shows someone in a false light.
    • You're saying he was basically just being a snoop, and that's all there is to this?
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    (act)
    to have a snoop around
    • he had a good snoop around while you were out estuvo husmeando / curioseando / fisgoneando por ahí mientras no estabas
    • I'll have a snoop around for her keys voy a echar una mirada por ahí a ver si encuentro sus llaves
    • And if the neighbour dares to try and poke his nose in, pretending to wish me many happy returns when all he really wants is a good snoop around, he'll wish he hadn't.