meddlesomely

meddlesome

[med-l-suhm]
adjective
given to meddling; interfering; intrusive.

Origin:
1605–15; meddle + -some1

meddlesomely, adverb
meddlesomeness, noun
unmeddlesome, adjective


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meddlesome (ˈmɛdəlsəm)
 
adj
intrusive or meddling
 
'meddlesomely
 
adv
 
'meddlesomeness
 
n

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meddlesome
1610s, from meddle + -some.
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