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Thursday, December 08, 2016

Definitions for stickybeak

  1. Australian Slang. a busybody; meddler.

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Citations for stickybeak
Moishe likes to know everything. He's a proper old stickybeak. Bryce Courtenay, Jessica, 1998
Truth is I'm a bit of a sticky-beak and after seeing your spot of strife in here yesterday with the three young cracking sheilas and the other bloke I couldn't help wondering what it was all about. John Brosnan, Have Demon, Will Travel, 1996
Origin of stickybeak
Stickybeak is a piece of Australian slang that entered English in the 1920s.