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Meaning of BUSYBODY

Pronunciation:  'bizee`bâdee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a person who meddles in the affairs of others

BUSYBODY is a 8 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: nosey-parker, nosy-parker
 See Also: meddler



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bus"y*bod`y\ (-b[o^]d`[y^]), n.; pl. {Busybodies}
One who officiously concerns himself with the affairs of
others; a meddling person.

      And not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies,
      speaking things which they ought not.    --1 Tim. v.

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