ferreting[ fer-it ]SEE DEFINITION OF ferreting
Synonyms for ferreting
- take away
- 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
Antonyms for ferreting
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FERRETING
It's no joke to see you tossing all my things about and ferreting everywhere in this way.
The case is one of importance and no delay should occur in ferreting it out.
He had not, with all his skill and cunning, her genius for ferreting.
Of the many modes of taking the "coney," ferreting and field-netting are the most common.
Of the many modes of taking the "coney," ferreting is the most common.
She has been ferreting me out, like a rabbit, and making me confused.
One does not court refusals; but you know his meddling, ferreting ways.
But I want to have as little to do with spying and ferreting as possible.
"I'm ferreting for Mr. Soames's cheque for twenty pounds," said Mr. Toogood.
The police were ferreting about the hotel, questioning everybody.