Definition of buttinsky in English:

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Pronunciation: /bətˈinskē/

noun (plural buttinskies)

North American informal
A person who habitually butts in; an intruder or meddler.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: butt·in·sky

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