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buttinsky

noun
variants: also buttinski

Synonyms of buttinsky

a person who meddles in the affairs of others
  • there's always some buttinsky who has to tell you there's a better way to do whatever you're doing

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The first known use of buttinsky was in 1901

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“Buttinsky.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/buttinsky. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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