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synonyms for meddlesome

  • intrusive
  • meddling
  • nosy
  • pushy
  • busy
  • busybody
  • chiseling
  • curious
  • encumbering
  • hindering
  • impeding
  • impertinent
  • intermeddling
  • interrupting
  • intruding
  • kibitzing
  • mischievous
  • obstructive
  • officious
  • prying
  • snooping
  • snoopy
  • troublesome
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antonyms for meddlesome

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

If Eshoo and McNerney want to hand the network a delicious issue to grow its audience, they’ll keep the meddlesome inquiries coming.
HEY, DEMOCRATS: HANDS OFF FOX NEWS’S CABLE CARRIERSERIK WEMPLEFEBRUARY 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
A GIRL'S STUDENT DAYS AND AFTERJEANNETTE MARKS
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
The door was left open one day, and a meddlesome rooster hopped in to pick a fight.
THE CLANSMANTHOMAS DIXON
But there was something else—I wonder if you think me meddlesome, Mr. Conniston?
UNDER HANDICAPJACKSON GREGORY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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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
  • analytical
  • disquisitive
  • examining
  • impertinent
  • inquiring
  • inquisitive
  • inspecting
  • interested
  • interfering
  • intrusive
  • investigative
  • meddlesome
  • meddling
  • nosy
  • peeping
  • peering
  • prurient
  • prying
  • puzzled
  • questioning
  • scrutinizing
  • searching
  • snoopy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.