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stickybeak

[stik-ee-beek] /ˈstɪk iˌbik/
noun, Australian Slang.
1.
a busybody; meddler.
Origin of stickybeak
1925-1930
1925-30; sticky + beak
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stickybeak

/ˈstɪkɪˌbiːk/
noun
1.
an inquisitive person
verb
2.
(intransitive) to pry
Word Origin
from sticky + beak1 (in the slang sense: a human nose)
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