When you peek in someone's bushes and look through their trash to find out more about them, this is an example of a time when you snoop.
A person who spies on her neighbors every night with a telescope is an example of a snoop.
Be careful what you say around Gene because he's the bosses' snoop.
She hired a snoop to find out if her husband was having an affair.
If I had not snooped on her, I wouldn't have found out that she lied about her degree.
Origin of snoop
- Dutch snoepen to eat on the sly
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition