verb (used without object)
Origin of snoop
Examples from the Web for snoop
Her first celebrity beef began when Snoop Dogg started Instagramming some pretty vile things about her, seemingly unprovoked.Solange Smacks Jay Z, Legolas Slaps Bieber, and the Biggest Celebrity Feuds of the Year|Amy Zimmerman|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The beef began three days ago, when Snoop posted an unflattering Iggy meme to his Instagram.
The Artist Formerly Known as Snoop Lion posts an unflattering meme of Iggy Azalea and all hell breaks loose.
“Hip-hop's involvement in politics isn't a new thing,” the inimitable Snoop Dogg, now known as Snoop Lion, told Daily Beast.From Public Enemy to Power Broker: Hip-Hop’s the New Global Pop Culture|Lauren DeLisa Coleman|September 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is no character named Tupac, nor is there a Suge, a Dre, a Snoop, an Afeni, or a Biggie.Broadway’s Rebel, Tellin’ You to Hear It: A Portrait of Saul Williams|Alex Suskind|June 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Up and up it still went, with poor Snoop dangling helplessly at the end of the swaying tail.The Bobbsey Twins|Laura Lee Hope
The basket slipped from her arm, and the cover flew off, letting out Snoop.
Bert went upstairs, climbed out on the porch roof, and a little later was over in the tree where Snoop was perched.The Bobbsey Twins at Cedar Camp|Laura Lee Hope
Snoop, in wandering about the house as she pleased, which she always did, had come to the parlor.
I dressed up in a Punjabi's garb—wanted to snoop around without arousing suspicion.Caravans By Night|Harry Hervey
Word Origin for snoop
1832, "to go around in a prying manner," American English, probably from Dutch snoepen "to pry," also "eat in secret, eat sweets, sneak," probably related to snappen "to bite, snatch" (see snap (v.)). Specific meaning "to pry into other people's business" is attested from 1921. Related: Snooped; snooping.
1891, "act of snooping," from snoop (v.). Meaning "one who snoops" is from 1929; meaning "detective" is from 1942. snooper "one who pries or peeps" is from 1889.