verb (used without object), med·dled, med·dling.
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Thanks to that meddling Franklin and the other editors, Jefferson thought his Declaration had been “mangled.”
The obnoxious meddling journalist is a stock character in fiction.I Blame People Who Blame the Media: Robert McCulloch’s Tone-Deaf Speech|Arthur Chu|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He laid the blame firmly on meddling by foreign powers sowing civil disobedience.
In return, Egypt has accused Erdogan of making “provocative” statements and meddling in its internal affairs.Turkey Takes in ‘Terrorists’ from the Muslim Brotherhood|Thomas Seibert|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For months, Russia had been meddling in the affairs of its neighbor Ukraine without having to pay a serious cost.It’s Finally Time for the West to Stand Up to Putin|James Kirchick|July 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The accused malignants, on the other hand, complained bitterly of the impertinence of meddling fanatics and hypocrites.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
There was never an ill thing made better by meddling, that I could hear of.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI|Robert Louis Stevenson
He was an ardent reformer of abuses, but with the constitution itself he would have no meddling.
The report was merely the outcome of the officious meddling of his physician, Addington, and one of Bute's friends.
Dedmon, here, was out of a job—thanks to you and your meddling—and the steering stunt offered good pay.The Wreckers|Francis Lynde