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phrasal verb [transitive] literary
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present tense
I/you/we/theyspy out
he/she/itspies out
present participlespying out
past tensespied out
past participlespied out

Related dictionary definitions

  1. 1
    same as spy2 (sense 2)

    He quickly spied out the waiter.

See also main entry: spy

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