Paul Pry

\ ˈpȯlˈprī \
plural Paul Prys

Definition of Paul Pry

: an excessively inquisitive person we don't want any Paul Prys in this country at present— John Buchan

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History and Etymology for Paul Pry

after Paul Pry meddlesome hero of the comedy Paul Pry (1825) by John Poole †1872 English playwright

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“Paul Pry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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