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busybody Syllabification: bus·y·bod·y
Pronunciation: /ˈbizēˌbädē/

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.
meddler, interferer, mischief-maker, troublemaker;
gossip, scandalmonger;
informalkibitzer, buttinsky, snoop, snooper, looky-loo, nosy parker, yenta

Words that rhyme with busybody

anybody • everybody

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