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or buttinski

[buht-in-skee] /bʌtˈɪn ski/
noun, plural buttinskies. Slang.
a person who interferes in the affairs of others; meddler.
Origin of buttinsky
1900-05, Amer.; butt in intrude + -sky, extracted from Slavic surnames Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • 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.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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(Variations: butterinsky or buttinski or butt-in) A person who rudely intrudes himself, esp one who doesso habitually

[1902+; fr butt in plus the Slavic or Yiddish suffix -sky, added for humorous effect]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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