Share this entry

Share this page


Pronunciation: /snuːp/

Translation of snoop in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [colloquial/familiar] husmear, curiosear, fisgonear to snoop around o about husmear, fisgonear don't snoop into things that don't concern you no te metas en lo que no te importa, no metas las narices en lo que no te importa [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • The idea of the state snooping into the affairs of private citizens is anathema in a country which takes individual liberties seriously.
    • 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!


  • 1.1 (person) fisgón, (masculine, feminine) 1.2 (act) (no plural/sin plural) to have a snoop around he had a good snoop around while you were out estuvo husmeando or curioseando or 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

Definition of snoop in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day cura
cure …
Cultural fact of the day

In Mexican politics, a prospective party candidate for the presidency is called a tapado. Candidates traditionally emerge from within the party but their identity is not revealed until the candidate is officially declared: they remain tapados (hidden), thus arousing a great deal of speculation. Under the rule of the PRI - Partido Revolucionario Institucional, its candidate was virtually guaranteed to become president.