prier

or pry·er

[ prahy-er ]
/ ˈpraɪ ər /

noun

a person who pries; a curious or inquisitive person.

Origin of prier

First recorded in 1545–55; pry1 + -er1
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Examples from the Web for prier

  • The butler foraged in the coat closet and presently emerged with a prier.

    The Pagan Madonna|Harold MacGrath
  • The King was much annoyed, but Talleyrand politely requested him and Prier not to make so much noise about the fortresses.

    Talleyrand|Joseph McCabe

British Dictionary definitions for prier

prier

pryer

/ (ˈpraɪə) /

noun

a person who pries

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