Oliver, indeed, was little disposed to be either a persecutor or a meddler.
The managers of big business attributed the panic to "Theodore the meddler."
Christian Scientists do not have either the grouch or the meddler's itch.
You are as far as possible from a meddler: your fault is that you keep too much to yourself.
Missionaries: Sincere, self-deceived persons suffering from meddler's itch.
You chose to reject my love and invite that meddler Sedgwick into our affairs.
He would be doing his part though she called him meddler for his pains.
A meddler is always a muddler;' how well I remember her saying that.
A 'cute' meddler too, for he takes care to do nothing that hasn't got his name tacked on to it.
I will have no spy upon my actions—no meddler to thwart me in my will.
late 14c., "practitioner," agent noun from meddle (v.). Meaning "one who interferes, a nuisance" is mid-15c.
early 14c., "to mingle, blend, mix," from Old North French medler (Old French mesler, 12c., Modern French mêler) "to mix, mingle, to meddle," from Vulgar Latin *misculare (source of Provençal mesclar, Spanish mezclar, Italian mescolare, meschiare), from Latin miscere "to mix" (see mix (v.)). From late 14c. as "busy oneself, be concerned with, engage in;" also disparagingly "interfere, be officious, make a nuisance of oneself" (the notion is of meddling too much). From mid-14c. to 1700, it also was a euphemism for "have sexual intercourse." Related: Meddled; meddling.