from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To interfere in the affairs of others, often officiously; meddle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To meddle with the affairs of others; to meddle officiously; to interpose or interfere improperly; to mix or meddle with.
- transitive v. To intermix; to mingle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To take part in some matter; especially, to interfere officiously or impertinently; take part in business with which one has no concern.
- To give one's self concern.
- Synonyms Interfere, Intervene, etc. See interpose.
- To intermix; mingle; mix up.
Middle English entermedlen, from Old French entremedler : entre-, between (from Latin inter-; see inter-) + medler, to mix; see meddle.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Anglo-Norman entremedler (= Old French entremesler), from inter- + medler. (Wiktionary)