Definition of quidnunc in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈkwɪdnʌŋk


  • An inquisitive and gossipy person.
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    • Who can be found this quirky capital of curmudgeons and quidnuncs?
    • Being the nosiest person I know, a quidnunc by definition, I usually will do anything to find out something.
    • There will always be at least one quidnunc keen on telling you that your life lacks purpose.


early 18th century: from Latin quid nunc? 'what now?'.

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