noun, plural bus·y·bod·ies.
Origin of busybody
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Examples from the Web for busybody
He hurried across the kitchen in a busybody sort of stride and followed Yuma into the darkness.The Lone Ranger Rides|Fran Striker
Now, my opinion is, justice, that some busybody is raising these reports and writing these letters on purpose to annoy you.East Lynne|Mrs. Henry Wood
He was a busybody, I knew, and the worst gossip in the whole of that gossip-loving city on the Weser.Spies of the Kaiser|William Le Queux
Let her not be called a busybody; but she was a born intermediary.The Intrusions of Peggy|Anthony Hope
Not that Uncle John was a busybody, troubling himself about many things, and seeking out occasions for obtruding his kindnesses.