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
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.
Her father-figure and her nosy downstairs neighbor are both older, but very different, so Papi is duck-footed and squinting, lower lip ever thrust out and Mrs. Applebaum is hunched with a whole body that seems to be one big sigh of resignation.
Or perhaps for Reese Witherspoon’s nosy Madeline Martha McKenzie, who feasts upon gossip to fill up her bored housewife days?
The company has been a lightning rod for criticism for years, but despite complaints about its estimates being low or high, the home values tool has been popular with buyers, sellers and nosy neighbors.
The best-known of these tools — the Zestimate, from the online real estate website Zillow — began on the internet 11 years ago and has since amassed a huge audience of homeowners, shoppers and nosy neighbors.
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Origin and Etymology of nosy
First Known Use: 1828See Words from the same year
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
: wanting to know about someone else's business nosy neighbors
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