busybodied
busybodied usybodied adj. intruding unasked into the affairs of others.

Syn: interfering, meddlesome, meddling, officious, busy. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • busybodied — adjective intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner an interfering old woman bustling about self importantly making an officious nuisance of himself busy about other people s business • Syn: ↑interfering, ↑meddlesome, ↑meddling, ↑officious, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • interfering — adjective intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner (Freq. 1) an interfering old woman bustling about self importantly making an officious nuisance of himself busy about other people s business • Syn: ↑meddlesome, ↑meddling, ↑officious, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • meddling — I noun the act of altering something secretly or improperly (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑tampering • Derivationally related forms: ↑tamper (for: ↑tampering), ↑meddle …   Useful english dictionary

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