Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who is prone to butting in; a meddler.

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  • noun informal, derisive One who is prone to butt in, interrupt, or get involved where (s)he is not welcome.

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  • noun a meddler who tends to butt in

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[butt + in + -sky, last syllable in many Slavic surnames.]

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  • Is a person who leaves people to their own business to the detriment of others a buttoutsky?

    October 19, 2007