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
Each of Monty’s D’Ysquith victims — including a tipsy clergyman, a rake, a gay beekeeper, an obtuse and meddlesome do-gooder and a frightfully bad actor — are played by James Taylor Odom, tackling the role made famous on Broadway by Jefferson Mays.
This isn’t the first time, after all, that Paul Ryan has — in the timeless words of Henry II — rid himself of a turbulent, meddlesome priest.
The Chinese Communist Party — ably aided by its jingoistic state media — has long exploited the phantom of meddlesome Western nations determined to keep China down.
Both plays feature a widowed and meddlesome Muslim father trying to marry a spirited and independent daughter – 32 in Akhtar’s play and 34 here – who has loved and lost another.
But make sure that person doesn’t cross the line between useful feedback and meddlesome revision, or worse.
Spielberg h as chosen to elegize the story by romanticizing it, swathing the characters in Norman Rockwell attitudes, a meddlesome symphonic score, and a golden fairy dust that shines through the windows like God's blessing.
The culprit, a meddlesome bacterium called Vibrio vulnificus, occurs naturally in warm ocean water.
All three ladies sided with Romano’s Emmy winner — which just so happens to be a sitcom about meddlesome family members!
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Synonym Discussion of meddlesome
- resented their impertinent interference
- officious friends made the job harder
- a meddlesome landlord
- tried to be helpful without being intrusive
- expressed an obtrusive concern for his safety
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
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