[ buht-in-skee ]
/ bʌtˈɪn ski /
noun, plural butt·in·skies. Slang.
a person who interferes in the affairs of others; meddler.
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Origin of buttinsky
1900–05, Amer.; butt in intrude + -sky, extracted from Slavic surnames
Words nearby buttinsky
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Example sentences from the Web for buttinsky
Buttinsky the bounder was interviewed and the early coach took the objectionable one away forever.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13|Elbert Hubbard