intermeddle


in·ter·med·dle

verb \ˌin-tər-ˈme-dəl\

Definition of INTERMEDDLE

intransitive verb
:  to meddle impertinently and officiously and usually so as to interfere
in·ter·med·dler \-ˈmed-lər, -ˈme-dəl-ər\ noun

Examples of INTERMEDDLE

  1. <she can no more refrain from intermeddling than she can from breathing>

Origin of INTERMEDDLE

Middle English entermedlen, from Anglo-French entremeller, entremedler, from entre- inter- + medler to mix — more at meddle
First Known Use: 15th century

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