Definition of busybody
: an officious or inquisitive person
Examples of busybody in a sentence
The neighborhood busybody is telling everyone that the couple up the street is getting divorced.
<that busybody across the street is always telling me how to tend to my own garden>
First Known Use of busybody
BUSYBODY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of busybody for English Language Learners
: a person who is too interested in the private lives of other people
BUSYBODY Defined for Kids
Definition of busybody for Students
: a person who is too interested in the affairs of other people
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