a person, especially a woman, who is a busybody or gossip.
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How to use yenta in a sentence
And who can forget Wolf Blitzer getting all yenta-ish and creepy with quizzing the daughters about which ones were “available”?
We were to land at a gulf called yenta-ao, on the eastern coast of the peninsula, to the southwest of Pitsu-we.
We had come to Wangchia-tun through pathless plains—he could not expect to go back to yenta-ao without great difficulty.
Late in the afternoon, he started for yenta-ao on his machine.