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meddle

med·dle

meddle

 
 
pronunciation:
me dl
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: verb
inflections: meddled, meddles, meddling
definition: to take part in matters that concern someone else, without being asked; interfere.
Don't meddle with my plans for the weekend.
synonyms:
interfere, nose, snoop
similar words:
intrude, mess, pry
derivations: meddlingly (adv.), meddler (n.)
Homophone Note
The words meddle and medal (an award) sound alike but have different meanings.