Definition of intermeddle in English:


Line breaks: inter|meddle
Pronunciation: /ɪntəˈmɛd(ə)l


[no object]
Interfere in something that is not one’s concern: this man intermeddled in all my affairs (as noun intermeddling) wanton and officious intermeddling with the disputes of others
More example sentences
  • You are not intermeddling if you are upholding human rights.
  • The intermeddling of the defendant must be shown to be intentional.
  • The basic problem is intermeddling in the business of the internal processes of a House of the Parliament.


late 15th century: from Old French entremesler, from entre- 'between, among' + mesler 'meddle'.

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