noun (plural buttinskies)North American informal
A person who habitually butts in; an intruder or meddler.
- To his critics, he is an anachronistic, dangerous buttinsky, motivated more by ego than civic good.
- She's the perfect wife for them to play him off of, being the ultimate buttinsky that she is.
- And judging by the recent drop in downtown condo sales, the buttinskies might have a point.
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