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synonyms for meddlesome

  • intrusive
  • meddling
  • nosy
  • pushy
  • busy
  • busybody
  • curious
  • encumbering
  • hindering
  • impeding
  • impertinent
  • intermeddling
  • interposing
  • interrupting
  • intruding
  • kibitzing
  • mischievous
  • obstructive
  • officious
  • prying
  • snooping
  • snoopy
  • tampering
  • troublesome
See also synonyms for: meddlesomeness

antonyms for meddlesome

MOST RELEVANT
  • avoiding
  • dodging
  • ignorant
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How to use meddlesome in a sentence

He also appeared to have the blessing of the perpetually meddlesome military.
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Once you’ve figured out how Martian organic chemistry acts without meddlesome life, he says, “you can then look to see if it’s been tweaked.”
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If Eshoo and McNerney want to hand the network a delicious issue to grow its audience, they’ll keep the meddlesome inquiries coming.
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But he was in that investigating, pugnacious, meddlesome mood which is apt to seize an old male bear in the autumn.
THE BACKWOODSMENCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
Idle or meddlesome talk never helps any one, either the one who talks or the one who is discussed.
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I don't care how conscientiously a man attends to business, he can't always protect himself against meddlesome people.
TALES OF MEN AND GHOSTSEDITH WHARTON
"It's none of your meddlesome business, you little black scorpion," he said quietly.
THE KENTUCKY WARBLERJAMES LANE ALLEN
So you were seen near Richmond station by some meddlesome individual—probably when you got out of the trap!
IN FRIENDSHIP'S GUISEWM. MURRAY GRAYDON
He was playing with the colonel's offering as a child plays with fire, with the same intent face and meddlesome maladroitness.
WITCHING HILLE. W. HORNUNG
And they all began to drink more in order to drive away the unnecessary, meddlesome excitement.
MOTHERMAKSIM GORKY
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WORDS RELATED TO MEDDLESOME

  • butting in
  • curious
  • forward
  • inquisitive
  • interfering
  • intrusive
  • meddlesome
  • meddling
  • nebby
  • obtrusive
  • officious
  • prying
  • pushy
  • snoopy
  • stirring
  • troublesome
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