Origin of meddlesome
Examples from the Web for meddlesome
Molly Goldberg was a radio and TV character synonymous with a meddlesome sort of Jewish mother for generations of Americans.
Under Musharraf, the military was seen as meddlesome and oppressive force.
Annoyed, young Rush sends out a pouting "who will rid me of these meddlesome hippies?"
As he worked, the boy Icarus stood by watching his father, and sometimes handling the feathers with his meddlesome fingers.Van Dyck|Estelle M. Hurll
These were intensely strengthened by the imprudence of a meddlesome neighbor.Hubert's Wife|Minnie Mary Lee
He was playing with the colonel's offering as a child plays with fire, with the same intent face and meddlesome maladroitness.Witching Hill|E. W. Hornung
And I thought I heard her murmur something about a meddlesome old maid.That Affair Next Door|Anna Katharine Green
What induced that meddlesome old Patell, Sheykh Abdoolla, to show them the way?A Noble Queen (Volume II of III)|Philip Meadows Taylor