nosey-parker


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Noun1.nosey-parker - a person who meddles in the affairs of others
meddler - an officious annoying person who interferes with others
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nosey-parker

[ˈnəʊzɪˈpɑːkəʳ] Nmetomentodo/a m/f
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Now, I'm the kind of nosey-parker who practically breaks her neck just walking down the road, I'm so busy trying to sneak a peek into people's houses.
I regard myself as quite the nosey-parker but checking out bins for flammable substances is certainly beyond my reach.
After being away from our EastEnd viewing for far too long, we'll tonight find out exactly what the chain-smoking nosey-parker has been up to while she's been away.
And the sort of curtains the neighbourhood nosey-parker peeked through.
This legislation is aimed primarily at those nosey-parker employers who are now routinely monitoring their staff's emails to make sure they are not wasting time.
This legislation is aimed primarily at those nosey-parker employers who are now routinely, as I understand it, monitoring their staffs' e-mails to make sure they are on the job and not wasting time.
Nosey-parker, gossip That dreadful singing voice There's no-one else quite like her Hilda has to be my choice.
However, a bloke like Llodra probably wouldn't mind a security chap watching him pee, providing the nosey-parker was as straight as a die.