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Liberal Democrats in government will not follow the last Labour government by sounding the retreat on the protection of civil liberties in the United Kingdom. It continues to be essential that our civil liberties are safeguarded, and that the state is not given the powers to snoop on its citizens at will.
Nick Clegg

Meaning of "snoop" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SNOOP

From Dutch snoepen to eat furtively.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SNOOP

snoop  [snuːp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SNOOP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Snoop is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb snoop in English.

WHAT DOES SNOOP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Snoop

"Snoop" is a noun and verb referring to one who pries into the business of others; a busybody; it may also refer to: In aviation: ▪ Eastern Ultralights Snoop, ultralight aircraft In entertainment: ▪ Snoop Dogg, American rapper, actor and music producer ▪ Snoop, a character in the television series The Wire ▪ Felicia Pearson, also nicknamed "Snoop", the actress who plays the aforementioned character of the same name ▪ Snoopy, famous character in the comic strip Peanuts In technology: ▪ snoop, a utility to capture and inspect network packets, included with the Solaris operating system ▪ a snoop cycle in a microprocessor's cache coherency mechanism...

Definition of snoop in the English dictionary

The first definition of snoop in the dictionary is to pry into the private business of others. Other definition of snoop is a person who pries into the business of others. Snoop is also an act or instance of snooping.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SNOOP

PRESENT

Present
I snoop
you snoop
he/she/it snoops
we snoop
you snoop
they snoop
Present continuous
I am snooping
you are snooping
he/she/it is snooping
we are snooping
you are snooping
they are snooping
Present perfect
I have snooped
you have snooped
he/she/it has snooped
we have snooped
you have snooped
they have snooped
Present perfect continuous
I have been snooping
you have been snooping
he/she/it has been snooping
we have been snooping
you have been snooping
they have been snooping
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I snooped
you snooped
he/she/it snooped
we snooped
you snooped
they snooped
Past continuous
I was snooping
you were snooping
he/she/it was snooping
we were snooping
you were snooping
they were snooping
Past perfect
I had snooped
you had snooped
he/she/it had snooped
we had snooped
you had snooped
they had snooped
Past perfect continuous
I had been snooping
you had been snooping
he/she/it had been snooping
we had been snooping
you had been snooping
they had been snooping
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will snoop
you will snoop
he/she/it will snoop
we will snoop
you will snoop
they will snoop
Future continuous
I will be snooping
you will be snooping
he/she/it will be snooping
we will be snooping
you will be snooping
they will be snooping
Future perfect
I will have snooped
you will have snooped
he/she/it will have snooped
we will have snooped
you will have snooped
they will have snooped
Future perfect continuous
I will have been snooping
you will have been snooping
he/she/it will have been snooping
we will have been snooping
you will have been snooping
they will have been snooping
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would snoop
you would snoop
he/she/it would snoop
we would snoop
you would snoop
they would snoop
Conditional continuous
I would be snooping
you would be snooping
he/she/it would be snooping
we would be snooping
you would be snooping
they would be snooping
Conditional perfect
I would have snoop
you would have snoop
he/she/it would have snoop
we would have snoop
you would have snoop
they would have snoop
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been snooping
you would have been snooping
he/she/it would have been snooping
we would have been snooping
you would have been snooping
they would have been snooping
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you snoop
we let´s snoop
you snoop
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to snoop
Past participle
snooped
Present Participle
snooping
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SNOOP


coop
kuːp
coupe
kuːp
dupe
djuːp
group
ɡruːp
Guadeloupe
ˌɡwɑːdəˈluːp
hoop
huːp
jupe
dʒuːp
loop
luːp
loupe
luːp
newsgroup
ˈnjuːzˌɡruːp
noop
nuːp
noup
nuːp
poop
puːp
scoop
skuːp
soup
suːp
subgroup
ˈsʌbˌɡruːp
supe
suːp
swoop
swuːp
troop
truːp
troupe
truːp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SNOOP

snood
snook
snooker
snool
snooper
snooperscope
snoopily
snoopy
snoot
snootful
snootier
snootiest
snootily
snootiness
snooty
snooze
snooze button
snoozer
snoozle
snoozy

WORDS THAT END LIKE SNOOP

air scoop
belt loop
bloop
droop
fly the coop
gloop
go through the hoop
goop
ground loop
Hula Hoop
hysteresis loop
induction loop
loop the loop
nincompoop
one fell swoop
paratroop
stoop
whoop
Woop Woop
yoop

Synonyms and antonyms of snoop in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SNOOP»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «snoop» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of snoop

Translation of «snoop» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SNOOP

Find out the translation of snoop to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of snoop from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «snoop» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

窥探
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

fisgar
570 millions of speakers

English

snoop
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जासूसी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سنوب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Snoop
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bisbilhotar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অন্যের ব্যাপারে নাক গলানো
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

fouiner
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Snoop
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schnüffeln
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

かぎ回る
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

염탐하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Snoop
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ăn trộm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஸ்னுப்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गुप्तचर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

meraklı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

curiosare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Snoop
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Snoop
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

snoop
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κατασκοπεύω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

snoop
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

snoop
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

snoop
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of snoop

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SNOOP»

The term «snoop» is very widely used and occupies the 11.104 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SNOOP» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about snoop

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2 QUOTES WITH «SNOOP»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word snoop.
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Nick Clegg
Liberal Democrats in government will not follow the last Labour government by sounding the retreat on the protection of civil liberties in the United Kingdom. It continues to be essential that our civil liberties are safeguarded, and that the state is not given the powers to snoop on its citizens at will.
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Hooman Majd
I know that my cell phone in Iran... is bugged, and they listen in, and my emails, I'm sure, are monitored inside Iran. They have my email address; it's not like they can't snoop on it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SNOOP»

Discover the use of snoop in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to snoop and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Snoop: What Your Stuff Says about You
Explores how one's private spaces--both at home and on the job--offer unexpected keys to one's personality, explaining how the things we own and how we arrange them can showcase personality traits and reveal how we interpret the world ...
Sam Gosling, 2009
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The Word Snoop
This is a book for every aspiring writer, and every true reader.
Ursula Dubosarsky, 2009
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Sophie the Snoop
After finding her piggy bank when it went missing, Sophie decides to change her name to Sophie the Snoop, but she discovers being a successful snoop is harder than it looks.
Lara Bergen, 2011
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Tha Doggfather: The Times, Trials, And Hardcore Truths Of ...
A rap superstar presents an honest chronicle of his life, discussing the mean streets of Los Angeles where he grew up, his arrest on a murder charge, and his friendship with Tupac Shakur.
Snoop Dogg, Davin Seay, 2000
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Hide and Snoop
When Odelia attempts to confront her new boss, Erica Mayfield, after she leaves her three-year-old niece with her for the weekend, she finds Erica's sister murdered and must prove her innocence.
Sue Ann Jaffarian, 2012
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Grace After Midnight: A Memoir
While the story of coming up from the hood has been told by Antwone Fisher and Chris Gardner, among others, Snoop's tale goes far deeper into The Life than any previous books.
Felicia Pearson, 2007
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The Naval Institute Guide to World Naval Weapons Systems, ...
Masts of an "Oscar"-class missile submarine [left to right): HF communications, Snoop Head/Bald Head (radar/ESM), Shot Gun (VHF/UHF communications), Park Lamp (VLF/LF receiver), and Pert Spring (satellite navigation). ♢ Snoop Plate ...
Norman Friedman, 1997
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Sophie #5: Sophie the Snoop
Sophie already proved her super-sleuth skills when her piggybank went missing --- she tracked it down in no time. Now Sophie the Snoop is on the scene! This is going to be the name that sticks, Sophie just knows it.
Lara Bergen, 2011
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Love Don't Live Here No More: Book One of Doggy Tales
A talented young musical performer struggles for survival in some of southern California's most disadvantaged neighborhoods, an effort that is complicated by his drug entanglements.
Snoop Dogg, David E. Talbert, 2007
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Mr. Snoop is Murdered: A Mystery Play in One Act
Mr. Snoop. Is. Murdered. THE TIME: Evening of a spring day in the present year. THE PLACE : Oliver Sa.v's private office in the news rooms of the "Daily Standard ," located in a large metropolitan center. The office is typical of all city ...
James Reach, 1941

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SNOOP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term snoop is used in the context of the following news items.
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Snoop Dogg -- Arrested in Sweden ... Claims Racial Profiling (VIDEO)
7/27 8:35 AM PT -- Swedish authorities tell TMZ ... Snoop was NOT driving at the time of the arrest, he was simply a passenger. But Snoop showed signs of ... «TMZ.com, Jul 15»
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Snoop Dogg Sues Pabst Over Alcohol Endorsement Deal
Snoop Dogg has sued Pabst Brewing Company, the brewer behind Pabst Blue Ribbon and Colt 45, for breach of contract and interference with contractual ... «Hollywood Reporter, Jun 15»
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Snoop Dogg wears Norwich shirt at Radio 1's Big Weekend
Wearing his new yellow and green Norwich City top, Snoop Dogg delivered a greatest hits set inside the packed, sweaty In New Music We Trust tent at Radio 1's ... «BBC News, May 15»
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Snoop Dogg Thinks 'Game of Thrones' Actually Happened, is Based …
Namely, rapper Snoop Dogg, who seems to believe that the dragon-infested world of GoT is real ... or at least was real. When a reporter for the New York Post ... «Yahoo Music, May 15»
5
Top-dog Texas trooper kicks Snoop Dogg
The top-dog Texas trooper says Snoop Dogg is a bad dogg — a very bad dogg. Specifically, Snoop is a "dope smoking cop hater," according to Texas ... «USA TODAY, May 15»
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Texas Trooper Sues His Bosses After Being Disciplined for Snoop
Snoop Dogg attends a private listening session for his new album "Bush" at Club ... reprimanded over his photo with rapper Snoop Dogg at South by Southwest. «Billboard, Apr 15»
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Texas trooper dogged for snap with Snoop
Snoop Dogg's Instagram page is stuffed with pictures of himself with scores of people he meets, but the one taken on March 20 did not go down well in Texas. «USA TODAY, Apr 15»
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Martha Stewart accuses Snoop Dogg of 'smoking for four hours …
Snoop has medical reprieve for marijuana, so he smoked for four-and-a-half hours right next to me,” she claimed during a video interview with Pop Sugar. «The Independent, Mar 15»
9
Snoop Dogg blames Ronald Reagan for LA gang violence during …
Snoop was talking about an HBO show he is developing that will be about life on the West Coast during the 1980s. The plot will center 'on a family whose ... «Daily Mail, Mar 15»
10
Hear Snoop Dogg, Pharrell Serve Up Delectable 'Peaches N Cream'
After forays into the worlds of reggae and funk as Snoop Lion and Snoopzilla, Snoop Dogg has reclaimed his original name and returned to his hip-hop roots ... «RollingStone.com, Mar 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Snoop [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/snoop>. Jul 2020 ».
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