busybody

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busy +‎ body

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busybody (plural busybodies)

  1. Someone who interferes with others; one who is nosy, intrusive or meddlesome.

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busybody (third-person singular simple present busybodies, present participle busybodying, simple past and past participle busybodied)

  1. (intransitive) To meddle or interfere.