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busybody

Syllabification: bus·y·bod·y
Pronunciation: /ˈbizēˌbädē
 
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Definition of busybody in English:

noun (plural busybodies)

A meddling or prying person.
Example sentences
  • We grasp the poignant loneliness of the elevator attendant, sigh when Rhoda is hurt and squirm at the office busybody's interference.
  • More busybodies trying to interfere with our life choices.
  • They are just happily getting on with their own lives and doing their best to dodge being bothered by all the busybodies and meddlers of the world.
Synonyms
meddler, interferer, mischief-maker, troublemaker;
gossip, scandalmonger;
informal kibitzer, buttinsky, snoop, snooper, looky-loo, nosy parker, yenta

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