Thesaurus / meddling
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
You've fouled up our plans with your meddling down in New Orleans.
THE AMBASSADORSAMUEL KIMBALL MERWIN
They had not been sent for; their house was in no immediate danger; and there was no intention of meddling with them.
THE DIVORCE OF CATHERINE OF ARAGONJ.A. FROUDE
But Stingaree allowed no meddling with his mount; and only a very sinful publican, very many leagues back, was in the secret.
STINGAREEE. W. (ERNEST WILLIAM) HORNUNG
Since we cannot prevent these men from meddling, we can give them rope to meddle in small matters.
THE HALF-HEARTEDJOHN BUCHAN
The Boston people took him and placed him on his honor to live at Johnson Hall and do no meddling.
THE MAID-AT-ARMSROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Mr. Null was inclined to resent the interference of a meddling woman, in the discharge of his duty.
HEART AND SCIENCEWILKIE COLLINS
Let me tell you what comes of meddling with things that can take care of themselves.
THE PROFESSOR AT THE BREAKFAST TABLEOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES (SR.)
Rupert was by no means backward in complying, for he loved to be meddling in such matters.
AFLOAT AND ASHOREJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
Toff is a nasty, meddling creature, and I wish she had not come here at all.
IS HE POPENJOY?ANTHONY TROLLOPE
There are three or four times in a man's life-when he is justified in meddling with other people's affairs to play Providence.
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WORDS RELATED TO MEDDLING
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