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nosey

[noh-zee] /ˈnoʊ zi/
adjective, nosier, nosiest.
1.
nosy.
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  • Be nosey neighbors and look after each other report all activity to public safety immediately so that it can be investigated.
British Dictionary definitions for nosey

nosey

/ˈnəʊzɪ/
adjective
1.
a variant spelling of nosy

nosy

/ˈnəʊzɪ/
adjective nosier, nosiest
1.
(informal) prying or inquisitive
Derived Forms
nosily, adverb
nosiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for nosey
adj.

see nosy.

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Slang definitions & phrases for nosey

nosy

adjective

Inquisitive, esp overly so; prying: Everyone on the staff must be super nosy/ We shall not be nosey (1882+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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