in·​ter·​med·​dle | \ ˌin-tər-ˈme-dᵊl \
intermeddled; intermeddling; intermeddles

Definition of intermeddle

intransitive verb

: to meddle impertinently and officiously and usually so as to interfere

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Other Words from intermeddle

intermeddler \ ˌin-​tər-​ˈmed-​lər , -​ˈme-​dᵊl-​ər \ noun

Examples of intermeddle in a Sentence

she can no more refrain from intermeddling than she can from breathing

First Known Use of intermeddle

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for intermeddle

Middle English entermedlen, from Anglo-French entremeller, entremedler, from entre- inter- + medler to mix — more at meddle

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