nosey parker

noun

nos·​ey par·​ker ˈnō-zē-ˈpär-kər How to pronounce nosey parker (audio)
often capitalized N&P
chiefly British

Examples of nosey parker in a Sentence

the nosey parker next door is insane with frustration because I won't take her advice about how to nurse my baby

Word History

Etymology

probably from the name Parker

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nosey parker was in 1890

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Cite this Entry

“Nosey parker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nosey%20parker. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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