- to take part in a matter, especially officiously; meddle.
Origin of intermeddle
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Examples from the Web for intermeddle
But then you seem to think that I should intermeddle and negotiate and become a go-between.
And with the conflict even her children could not intermeddle.
With it a stranger cannot intermeddle; it is unspeakable and full of glory!The Ordinance of Covenanting
The heart knoweth his own bitterness: and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy.The Christian Year
That was their pretty family secret, with which outsiders were not to intermeddle.Interrupted
- (intr) rare another word for meddle
C14 entremedle, from Anglo-Norman entremedler, from Old French; see inter- + meddle
Word Origin and History for intermeddle
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