ferret

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Synonyms for ferret

Synonyms for ferret

musteline mammal of prairie regions of United States

domesticated albino variety of the European polecat bred for hunting rats and rabbits

hound or harry relentlessly

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hunt with ferrets

search and discover through persistent investigation

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WE told you we would keep a Ferrety eye on the story of Philip John and his Volkswagen which - contrary to VW legend - repeatedly failed to start.
a slight, ferrety former orthopedic surgeon, who similarly struggled to command the crowd's attention.
Ferrety Leo seems lightweight compared with mighty Day-Lewis, a dazzlingly enjoyable villain complete with bristling moustaches and bad attitude - will the good guy really win?
Quite a piece of theater, that--Eminem as the satanic Pied Piper of suburban mothers' nightmares, leading away their ferrety sons.
Much of the archive is made up of his letters, including those to his son Charles and a set of love letters to Lady Richardson whom he referred to as Ferret or Ferrety.