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nosy

nos·y [or] nos·ey

nosy [or] nosey

 
pronunciation:
no zi
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: nosier, nosiest
definition: excessively interested in or forward in inquiring into the affairs of others; prying.
Sometimes I think those nosy neighbors are listening outside our door.The actress refused to answer some of the nosier questions.
synonyms:
curious, inquisitive, prying
similar words:
intrusive, meddlesome, questioning, snooping
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derivations: nosily (adv.), nosiness (n.)
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