Examples of nosy in a Sentence
nosy in-laws asking about our finances
a nosy coworker sat down right next to us as we were having an unmistakably private conversation
Recent Examples of nosy from the Web
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Suspects include the couple who run the house, a nosy older woman, an eccentric architect, a retired Army major, a strange traveler and a malcontent who enjoys making the rest of the guests miserable.
Your character is a well-meaning but rather nosy neighbor.
Brady didn't confirm or deny Bundchen's claim and told people to stop being so nosy.
Nosy neighbors figured as much when Dabo Swinney, Nick Saban and Urban Meyer all showed up for the baby shower.
A couple nosy neighbors, wondering what a cop was doing, came out to see what was going on.
They're already used by international spies and nosy neighbors.
The frustration that accompanied mix-ups and nosy questions has diminished and in its place gratitude grows.
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Synonymsinquisitive, curious (or nosey), prying, snoopy
Related Wordsinterfering, intrusive, meddlesome, meddling, obtrusive, officious; inquisitional, inquisitorial, interrogative, questioning, quizzical; concerned, interested
Near Antonymsapathetic, disinterested, indifferent, unconcerned, uninterested
NOSY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nosy for English Language Learners
: wanting to know about other people's lives, problems, etc.
NOSY Defined for Kids
Definition of nosy for Students
- nosy neighbors
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