buttinsky


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butt·in·sky

or butt·in·ski  (bŭt-ĭn′skē)
n. pl. butt·in·skies also butt·in·skys or butt·in·skis Slang
One who is prone to butting in; a meddler.

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

(bəˈtɪnskɪ)
n
informal a busybody
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butt•in•sky

or butt•in•ski

(bʌtˈɪn ski)

n., pl. -skies or -skis.
Slang. a person who interferes in the affairs of others; meddler.
[1900–05, Amer.; butt in intrude + -sky, extracted from Slavic surnames]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.buttinsky - a meddler who tends to butt in
meddler - an officious annoying person who interferes with others
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buttinsky

noun
Slang. A person given to intruding in other people's affairs:
Informal: kibitzer.
Archaic: pragmatic.
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