husmear


husmear
v.
1 to sniff out, to scent.
2 to nose around.
3 to snoop around, to nose around, to poke about, to poke around.
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husmear
verbo transitivo
1 (con el olfato) to sniff, scent
2 figurado (indagar) to pry (en, into), snoop (en, into)
verbo intransitivo
1 to sniff
2 figurado to snoop around
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verb
to sniff out
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1. VT
1) (=olisquear) to scent, get wind of
2) (=fisgonear) to pry into, sniff out *
2.
VI (=oler mal) to smell bad
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1.
verbo transitivo to sniff
2.
husmear vi
a) perro to sniff around
b) (fam) (fisgonear) to snoop, pry, sniff around (colloq)
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= lurk, poke about/(a)round/into/in, snoop about/(a)round/into/in, nose about/(a)round/into/in, pry (into), root.
Ex. On the rare occasions when I venture beyond lurking to pose the occasional query, I am often overwhelmed by the generosity of those who take the time to reply.
Ex. While poking about among books children naturally discuss those they have read, swopping responses, and so leading each other on.
Ex. Apparently many employees (nearly half) have the habit of snooping around within the company.
Ex. He then decided to solve the mystery of the death of an reporter who was killed while nosing about in a decommissioned navy yard.
Ex. The committee should be prevented from forcibly prying into the private affairs of the people.
Ex. We let our 4 hens loose to root in the garden but I think it's not a good idea in the long run, as they would kill raspberries and other plants.
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1.
verbo transitivo to sniff
2.
husmear vi
a) perro to sniff around
b) (fam) (fisgonear) to snoop, pry, sniff around (colloq)
* * *
= lurk, poke about/(a)round/into/in, snoop about/(a)round/into/in, nose about/(a)round/into/in, pry (into), root.

Ex: On the rare occasions when I venture beyond lurking to pose the occasional query, I am often overwhelmed by the generosity of those who take the time to reply.

Ex: While poking about among books children naturally discuss those they have read, swopping responses, and so leading each other on.
Ex: Apparently many employees (nearly half) have the habit of snooping around within the company.
Ex: He then decided to solve the mystery of the death of an reporter who was killed while nosing about in a decommissioned navy yard.
Ex: The committee should be prevented from forcibly prying into the private affairs of the people.
Ex: We let our 4 hens loose to root in the garden but I think it's not a good idea in the long run, as they would kill raspberries and other plants.

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husmear [A1 ]
vt
to sniff
■ husmear
vi
1 «perro» to sniff around
2 (fam) (fisgonear) to pry, snoop (colloq), sniff around (colloq)
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husmear (conjugate husmear) verbo transitivo
to sniff
verbo intransitivo
a) [perro] to sniff around

b) (fam) (fisgonear) to snoop, sniff (around) (colloq)

husmear
I vtr (rastrear con el olfato) to sniff out, scent
II vi fig (fisgar, curiosear) to snoop, pry
'husmear' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
olfatear
English:
pry
- nose
- sniff
- snoop
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husmear
vt
[olfatear] to sniff out, to scent
vi
Fam [curiosear] to nose around
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husmear
I v/i
1 (olfatear) sniff around
2 fam (cotillear) sniff o
nose around fam , snoop fam
(en in)
II v/t sniff
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husmear vt
1) : to follow the scent of, to track
2) : to sniff out, to pry into
husmear vi
1) : to pry, to snoop
2) : to sniff around (of an animal)

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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