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busybody

noun

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  1. a person who meddles in the affairs of others <that busybody across the street is always telling me how to tend to my own garden> Synonyms buttinsky (also buttinski), interferer, interloper, intermeddler, intruder, kibitzer (also kibbitzer), meddler, nosey parker [chiefly British] Related Words gaper, gawker, gawper [chiefly British], gazer, peeper, peeping Tom, prier (also pryer), rubberneck, rubbernecker, snoop, snooper, spy; blabber, discloser, gossip, gossiper, prattler, quidnunc, revealer, teller; betrayer, talebearer, tattler, tattletale, telltale; snake, sneak; informant, informer, snitcher, squealer, stool pigeon




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