quidnunc


quid·nunc

noun \ˈkwid-ˌnəŋk\

Definition of QUIDNUNC

:  a person who seeks to know all the latest news or gossip :  busybody

Examples of QUIDNUNC

  1. <with the arrival of our other friend, we at last had a quorum of quidnuncs and enough material to while away a long lunch hour>

Origin of QUIDNUNC

Latin quid nunc what now?
First Known Use: 1709

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