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noun as in interfering

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Thanks to that meddling Franklin and the other editors, Jefferson thought his Declaration had been “mangled.”

The obnoxious meddling journalist is a stock character in fiction.

He laid the blame firmly on meddling by foreign powers sowing civil disobedience.

In return, Egypt has accused Erdogan of making “provocative” statements and meddling in its internal affairs.

For months, Russia had been meddling in the affairs of its neighbor Ukraine without having to pay a serious cost.

The accused malignants, on the other hand, complained bitterly of the impertinence of meddling fanatics and hypocrites.

There was never an ill thing made better by meddling, that I could hear of.

He was an ardent reformer of abuses, but with the constitution itself he would have no meddling.

The report was merely the outcome of the officious meddling of his physician, Addington, and one of Bute's friends.

Dedmon, here, was out of a job—thanks to you and your meddling—and the steering stunt offered good pay.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to meddling, such as: interference, interrupting, meddlesomeness, nosiness, prying, and snooping.

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