or Nos·ey Par·ker
[ noh-zee -pahr-ker ]
/ ˈnoʊ zi ˈpɑr kər /
a persistently nosy, prying person; busybody.
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Origin of Nosy Parker
First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for Nosy Parker
informal a prying person
Word Origin for nosy parker
C20: apparently arbitrary use of surname Parker
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