nosey parker

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

Definition of nosey parker

chiefly British

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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

First Known Use of nosey parker

1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nosey parker

probably from the name Parker

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The first known use of nosey parker was in 1890

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“Nosey parker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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