Intrude vs Snoop - What's the difference?

intrude | snoop |


As verbs the difference between intrude and snoop

is that intrude is to thrust oneself in; to come or enter without invitation, permission, or welcome; to encroach; to trespass while snoop is to be devious and cunning so as not to be seen.

As a noun snoop is

the act of snooping.

intrude

English

Verb

(intrud)
  • To thrust oneself in; to come or enter without invitation, permission, or welcome; to encroach; to trespass.
  • to intrude''' on families at unseasonable hours; to '''intrude on the lands of another
  • * I. Watts
  • Some thoughts rise and intrude upon us, while we shun them; others fly from us, when we would hold them.

    Derived terms

    * intruder * intrusion

    See also

    * invade

    Anagrams

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    snoop

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To be devious and cunning so as not to be seen.
  • To secretly spy on or investigate, especially into the private personal life of others.
  • If I had not snooped on her, I wouldn't have found out that she lied about her degree.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of snooping
  • One who snoops
  • Be careful what you say around Gene because he's the bosses' snoop .
  • A private detective
  • She hired a snoop to find out if her husband was having an affair.

    References

    * 1996, T.F. Hoad, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Etymology , Oxford University Press, ISBN 0192830988

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