snoopily
adverb see snoopy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • snoopily — See snoopy. * * * …   Universalium

  • snoopy — snoopily, adv. /snooh pee/, adj., snoopier, snoopiest. Informal. characterized by meddlesome curiosity; prying. [1890 95; SNOOP + Y1] * * * ▪ cartoon character       comic strip character, a spotted white beagle with a rich fantasy life. The pet… …   Universalium

  • snoopy — adjective (snoopier; est) Date: circa 1895 given to snooping especially for personal information about others • snoopily adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • snoopiness — See snoopily. * * * …   Universalium

  • gumshoe — /gum shooh /, n., v., gumshoed, gumshoeing. n. 1. Slang. a detective. 2. a shoe made of gum elastic or India rubber; rubber overshoe. 3. sneaker (def. 1). v.i. 4. Slang. a. to work as a detective. b. to go softly, as if wearing rubber shoes; move …   Universalium

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