- a person who interferes in the affairs of others; meddler.
Origin of buttinsky
1900–05, Amer.; butt in intrude + -sky, extracted from Slavic surnames
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Examples from the Web for buttinski
Julius Caesar was the first Mr. Buttinski; and they fought like hell.T. Tembarom
Frances Hodgson Burnett
Word Origin and History for buttinski
a jocular name for one who cuts into a line, etc., 1902, American English, from verbal phrase butt in (see butt (v.)) + surname ending based on Eastern European names.
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