stick/poke one's nose in/into

Definition of stick/poke one's nose in/into

  1. :  to get involved in or want information about (something that does not concern one) He's always poking his nose into other people's business.

Word by Word Definitions

stickplay
  1. :  a woody piece or part of a tree or shrub: such as

    :  a usually dry or dead severed shoot, twig, or slender branch

    :  a cut or broken branch or piece of wood gathered for fuel or construction material

  1. :  to hit or propel (something, such as a hockey puck) with a stick

  1. :  to pierce with something pointed :  stab

    :  to kill by piercing

    :  to push or thrust so as or as if to pierce

  1. :  a thrust with a pointed instrument :  stab

    :  delay, stop

    :  impediment

pokeplay
  1. :  bag, sack

    :  wallet

    :  purse

  1. :  prod, jab

    :  to urge or stir by prodding or jabbing

    :  to cause to prod :  thrust

  1. :  a quick thrust :  jab

    :  a blow with the fist :  punch

    :  a projecting brim on the front of a woman's bonnet

  1. :  pokeweed

noseplay
  1. :  the part of the face that bears the nostrils and covers the anterior part of the nasal cavity

    :  this part together with the nasal cavity

    :  the anterior part of the head at the top or end of the muzzle :  snout, proboscis

  1. :  to detect by or as if by smell :  scent

    :  to push or move with the nose

    :  to move (something, such as a vehicle) ahead slowly or cautiously


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