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prying

pry·ing

prying

 
pronunciation:
praI Ing
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: tending to pry; nosy.
similar words:
curious, inquisitive, meddlesome, nosy
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part of speech: noun
definition: an act or instance being offensively inquisitive; nosiness.
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derivations: pryingly (adv.), pryingness (n.)