Nosy Parker

or Nos·ey Par·ker

[ noh-zee -pahr-ker ]
/ ˈnoʊ zi ˈpɑr kər /

noun Informal.

a persistently nosy, prying person; busybody.

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Origin of Nosy Parker

First recorded in 1905–10

Words nearby Nosy Parker

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British Dictionary definitions for Nosy Parker

nosy parker

noun

informal a prying person

Word Origin for nosy parker

C20: apparently arbitrary use of surname Parker
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