busy body

busybody

[biz-ee-bod-ee]
noun, plural busybodies.
a person who pries into or meddles in the affairs of others.

Origin:
1520–30; busy + body


snoop, pry, meddler, Nosy Parker; gossip, blabbermouth.
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busybody (ˈbɪzɪˌbɒdɪ)
 
n , pl -bodies
a meddlesome, prying, or officious person
 
'busybodying
 
n

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busybody
1520s, from busy + body "person."
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