Definición de nosy en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˈnəʊzi/
(also nosey) informal

adjetivo (nosier, nosiest)

Showing too much curiosity about other people’s affairs: nosy neighbours stop being so nosy!
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • By now some of the more nosey neighbors were peering out of their doors with curiosity.
  • As if the nosy neighbours hadn't been curious enough, Brian definitely made an entrance nobody would forget.
  • They've just moved there, but nosy neighbours begin to wonder about precisely where her father is, seeing as no one's laid eyes on him for months.
prying, inquisitive, curious, busybody, probing, spying, eavesdropping, intrusive
informal snooping, snoopy
Scottish & Northern English  nebby

verbo (nosies, nosying or noseying, nosied)

[no object, with adverbial]
Pry into something: they don’t nosy into your business like some people
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • We're nosying around a suite at London's Charlotte Street Hotel while the photographer sets up.
  • Mind you, I'm always noseying at books and coveting.
  • But I also just adore noseying at other people's snapshots.



Pronunciación: /ˈnəʊzɪli/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • She flashed it at the conductor briefly, and then stopped as she noticed a slip of paper sticking out of the back - she unfolded it, and I peered nosily to the right to catch a glimpse.
  • ‘Lacey Green’, I smiled nicely and peered inside their apartment nosily.
  • I fidgeted as some passers-by glanced at me nosily.


Pronunciación: /ˈnəʊzɪnəs/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He was attracting quite a bit of attention on the first day - pure curiosity and nosiness.
  • His inherent nosiness, his interest in people, made him a great reporter.
  • With all of David's prodding, Selina found herself slipping up and mistaking his nosiness for actual interest in her, though he said otherwise.

Palabras que riman con nosy

cosy (US cozy), dozy, Josie, mafiosi, mosey, posey, posy, prosy, Rosie, rosy

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Saltos de línea: nosy

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