nosey parker

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Unknown, 1890.[1]

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nosey parker (plural nosey parkers)

  1. An overly inquisitive or prying person.
    • 1991, Kathleen Dayus, Where There's Life, London: Virago Press Ltd
      Yer a lotta nosey parkers.

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  1. ^ Nosy parker” in Gary Martin, The Phrase Finder, 1997–, retrieved 26 February 2017.