meddlesome

[ med-l-suh m ]
/ ˈmɛd l səm /

adjective

given to meddling; interfering; intrusive.

Origin of meddlesome

First recorded in 1605–15; meddle + -some1

Related forms

med·dle·some·ly, adverbmed·dle·some·ness, nounun·med·dle·some, adjective

Synonym study

See curious.
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British Dictionary definitions for meddlesome

meddlesome

/ (ˈmɛdəlsəm) /

adjective

intrusive or meddling

Derived Forms

meddlesomely, adverbmeddlesomeness, noun
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