Definition of meddlesome
: given to meddling
Examples of meddlesome in a Sentence
Her neighbors saw her as a meddlesome nuisance.
meddlesome neighbors kept asking the couple when they were going to have children
Recent Examples of meddlesome from the Web
If whitetails with natural resistance can't be found, there may be an even more meddlesome option: genetically engineering resistant deer.
Committing to take over as president of the Knicks means agreeing to work for famously erratic, incompetent, meddlesome, and malcontented owner/blues musician James Dolan.
The culprit, a meddlesome bacterium called Vibrio vulnificus, occurs naturally in warm ocean water.
Who will rid me of this meddlesome priest?’ And then the next day he was killed.
LaVar is a constant pain, far more meddlesome and influential.
Islamic State administrators proved to be meddlesome and often homicidal micro-managers.
So in 1966 Andy Warhol wanted to get around meddlesome labels and went straight to a guy called Norman Dolph to produce Warhol’s Factory discoveries: Lou Reed, John Cale, and the art-rock band called The Velvet Underground.
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Synonym Discussion of meddlesome
MEDDLESOME Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of meddlesome for English Language Learners
: interfering with the activities and concerns of other people in an unwanted or unwelcome way : inclined to meddle
MEDDLESOME Defined for Kids
Definition of meddlesome for Students
: intruding in another person's business in an inconsiderate and annoying way
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