Synonyms for ferret
- peeping Tom
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FERRET
His ferret eyes searched the apartment; he seemed counting every article.
Satisfied, now, that there was imposture, he resolved to ferret it out.
Also, a ferret's muzzle, and a twist of tarry string, still faintly aromatic.
The postman had been watching Pete out of the corners of his ferret eyes.
“How rude of me-my name is Ferret R. Fable,” he said as he bowed.
The ferret is mentioned, as being prolific in captivity, in Var.
How will you drag our acres from the ferret's grip of Matthew Haffigan?
I ferret out all their secrets and can see through their masks; but I use no witchery about it.
I leave you to hunt in the drawing-rooms, while I ferret in the kitchen.
Wherever an industry could pay a dividend, his ferret eyes found it.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR FERRET
- go over with a fine-tooth comb
- go through
- lay waste
- leave no stone unturned
- look all over for
- look high and low
- look into
- make off with
- shake down
- take away