(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective See nosy.

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  • nosey — osey adj. Offensively or intrusively curious; prying; nosy; as, a nosy neighbor. Syn: inquisitorial, nosy, prying, snoopy. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nosey — (adj.) see NOSY (Cf. nosy) …   Etymology dictionary

  • nosey — [nō′zē] adj. nosier, nosiest NOSY …   English World dictionary

  • nosey — nos·y || nəʊzɪ adj. excessively curious, snoopy; interfering, prying (also spelled nosey) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Nosey Parker (film) — Nosey Parker is 2003 film directed by John O Brien. Contents 1 Plot 2 Cast 3 References 4 External links Plot Sick of …   Wikipedia

  • Nosey Parker — For the Thunderbirds Character see Aloysius Nosey Parker The term Nosey Parker isn’t recorded until 1907. The term nosey for someone inquisitive, figuratively always sticking their nose into other people’s affairs, is a little older, dating back… …   Wikipedia

  • Nosey Parker — /noh zee pahr keuhr/, Informal. See Nosy Parker. Also, nosey Parker. * * * …   Universalium

  • nosey parker — ˈpärkər noun Usage: often capitalized P Etymology: probably from a name Nosey Parker, from nosy (used as a nickname) + Parker (the surname) : a meddlesome prying busybody …   Useful english dictionary

  • nosey — adjective see nosy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nosey — /noh zee/, adj., nosier, nosiest. nosy. * * * …   Universalium

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