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synonyms for meddling

  • interference
  • interrupting
  • meddlesomeness
  • nosiness
  • prying
  • snooping
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How to use meddling in a sentence

The accused malignants, on the other hand, complained bitterly of the impertinence of meddling fanatics and hypocrites.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
There was never an ill thing made better by meddling, that I could hear of.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
He was an ardent reformer of abuses, but with the constitution itself he would have no meddling.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
The report was merely the outcome of the officious meddling of his physician, Addington, and one of Bute's friends.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
Dedmon, here, was out of a job—thanks to you and your meddling—and the steering stunt offered good pay.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
In six days he would be beyond the hand of the meddling British Raj, in his own country.
THE ADVENTURES OF KATHLYNHAROLD MACGRATH
"The only hope is that the meddling Martian may have turned in but one battery," he said.
PHARAOH'S BROKERELLSWORTH DOUGLASS
Human beings, however, betray their meddling with fairy ointment in other ways than by speech.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
But if there is one thing a farmer dislikes more than another it is meddling and interfering with other persons' business.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
The foundations of true manhood and true womanhood are fortunately laid too deep for our meddling.
THE EDUCATION OF AMERICAN GIRLSANNA CALLENDER BRACKETT
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WORDS RELATED TO MEDDLING

  • 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.