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busybody

noun busy·body \ˈbi-zē-ˌbä-dē\

: a person who is too interested in the private lives of other people

Full Definition of BUSYBODY

:  an officious or inquisitive person
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Examples of BUSYBODY

  1. The neighborhood busybody is telling everyone that the couple up the street is getting divorced.
  2. <that busybody across the street is always telling me how to tend to my own garden>

First Known Use of BUSYBODY

1526
BUSYBODY Defined for Kids

busybody

noun busy·body \ˈbi-zē-ˌbä-dē\
plural busy·bod·ies

Definition of BUSYBODY for Kids

:  a person who is too interested in the affairs of other people

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