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Paul Pry

noun
1.
an inquisitive, meddlesome person.
Origin
from name of title character of Paul Pry (1853) by John Poole (1786-1872), English dramatist
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Paul Pry

noun
1.
a nosy person
Word Origin
C19: from a character in the play Paul Pry by John Poole (1825)
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