Meddlingly \Med"dling*ly\, adv. In a meddling manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • meddlingly — med·dling·ly …   English syllables

  • meddlingly — adverb : in a meddling manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • meddle — meddler, n. meddlingly, adv. /med l/, v.i., meddled, meddling. to involve oneself in a matter without right or invitation; interfere officiously and unwantedly: Stop meddling in my personal life! [1250 1300; ME medlen < OF me(s)dler, var. of… …   Universalium

  • meddling — (n.) action of blending, mid 14c., from prp. of MEDDLE (Cf. meddle) (v.). Meaning action of taking part, interference is late 14c. As a pp. adjective, from 1520s. Related: Meddlingly …   Etymology dictionary

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