Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. intruding unasked into the affairs of others.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of the nature of a busybody; meddlesome.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner

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Examples

  • Officious, adj: intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner; "an interfering old woman"; "bustling about self-importantly making an officious nuisance of himself"; "busy about other people's business" [syn: interfering, meddlesome, meddling, busy, busybodied] posted by redbarren at 4: 40 PM

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  • This is not to say that Madame X's "provocative sexual power" and "supernatural ability" are purely the invention of Five Spice Street's busybodied denizens.

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  • As you might expect, she expressed the typical busybodied leftist view that the Church needs to adopt pro-abortion and pro-gay marriage views in order to stay relevant:

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