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ferret
British English: /ˈfɛrɪt/
American English: /ˈfɛrət/

Translation of ferret in German:

noun

intransitive verb

  • ferret [about or around]
    herumstöbern [colloquial]
    herumschnüffeln [derogatory]
    ferret for something
    nach etwas stöbern [colloquial] od. [derogatory] schnüffeln

Phrasal verbs

ferret out

transitive verb
aufstöbern [colloquial]

Definition of ferret in:

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