verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of ferret1
OTHER WORDS FROM ferretfer·ret·er, nounfer·ret·y, adjectiveun·fer·ret·ed, adjectiveun·fer·ret·ing, adjective
Definition for ferret (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for ferret
It’s worth noting that this is a very small sample size, as only six ferrets received the treatment.
To test the nasal spray, researchers used ferrets, which were chosen because they can catch viruses through their noses like humans.
The Maidan people constantly interrupted her speech on the pretext of ferreting out ‘provocateurs’ from the crowd.Occupy Kiev: What Should Ukraine Do Now With The Heroes of the Maidan?|Vijai Maheshwari|February 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This dreamer could be seen daily ferreting around the Quarter for a studio always bigger than the one he had.The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith
A village poacher, ferreting on the hillside, chanced to see her, as she lay not far off in a patch of clover.Creatures of the Night|Alfred W. Rees
In any case, he is very well informed of all that goes on here, and clever at ferreting out new information.Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.2/3, 1836-1840|Duchesse De Dino
But I want to have as little to do with spying and ferreting as possible.The Young Continentals at Bunker Hill|John T. McIntyre
People hid their most precious books from the ferreting eyes of the inquisitioners in baking ovens, cellars, and caves.Bohemia under Hapsburg Misrule|Various