verb (used without object), in·ter·med·dled, in·ter·med·dling.

to take part in a matter, especially officiously; meddle.

Origin of intermeddle

1350–1400; inter- + meddle; replacing Middle English entremedlen < Anglo-French entremedler, Old French entremesler
Related formsin·ter·med·dler, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin for intermeddle

C14 entremedle, from Anglo-Norman entremedler, from Old French; see inter- + meddle
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Word Origin and History for intermeddle

late 14c., from Latin inter- (see inter-) + Anglo-French medler (see meddle (v.)).

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