informal Take an intrusive interest in: it’s not like you to poke your nose into areas that don’t concern you
More example sentences
- Also we tend not to get involved in some of the ‘intra-blog battles’ that rage across the web but they can be illuminating sometimes and are often fun to poke your nose into now and then.
- It's also possible to go round the old manor house, to poke your nose into all the barns and have a look at the old farm equipment.
- He had poked his nose into all her private affairs from the start, so why shouldn't she return the compliment?