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variants: or nosey

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1 interested in what is not one's own business
  • nosy in-laws asking about our finances

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2 thrusting oneself where one is not welcome or invited
  • a nosy coworker sat down right next to us as we were having an unmistakably private conversation

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The first known use of nosy was in 1828

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“Nosy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nosy. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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