Dictionary.com

buttinsky

or butt·in·ski

[ buht-in-skee ]
/ bʌtˈɪn ski /
Save This Word!

noun, plural butt·in·skies.Slang.
a person who interferes in the affairs of others; meddler.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of buttinsky

1900–05, Amer.; butt in intrude + -sky, extracted from Slavic surnames
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use buttinsky in a sentence

FEEDBACK