interfering


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in·ter·fere

 (ĭn′tər-fîr′)
intr.v. in·ter·fered, in·ter·fer·ing, in·ter·feres
1. To be or create a hindrance or obstacle: The rain interfered with our plans to go on a picnic.
2. Sports To perform an act of interference.
3. To intervene or intrude in the affairs of others; meddle.
4. To strike one hoof against the opposite hoof or leg while moving. Used of a horse.
5. Physics & Electronics To cause interference.

[Middle English enterferen, from Old French s'entreferer, to strike one another : entre-, between (from Latin inter-; see inter-) + ferir, to strike (from Latin ferīre).]

in′ter·fer′er n.
in′ter·fer′ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.interfering - intrusive in a meddling or offensive mannerinterfering - 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"
intrusive - tending to intrude (especially upon privacy); "she felt her presence there was intrusive"

interfering

adjective meddling, intrusive, prying, obtrusive, meddlesome, interruptive She regarded her mother as an interfering busybody.

interfering

adjective
Given to intruding in other people's affairs:
Translations
مُتَدَخِّل، كَثير التَّدَخُّل
do všeho se pletoucí
der blander sigen
afskiptasamur
do všetkého sa starajúci
müdahaleci

interfering

[ˌɪntəˈfɪərɪŋ] ADJ [neighbour] → entrometido

interfering

[ˌɪntərˈfɪərɪŋ] adj [person] → fouineur/euse, qui se mêle de tout
She regarded her as an interfering old woman → Elle la considérait comme une vieille fouineuse.
interfering neighbours → des voisins qui se mêlent de tout

interfering

adj personsich ständig einmischend; his interfering ways annoy mees ärgert or stört mich, wie er sich immer einmischt; don’t be so interferingmisch dich nicht immer ein

interfering

[ˌɪntəˈfɪərɪŋ] adjinvadente

interfere

(intəˈfiə) verb
1. (often with in, ~with) to (try to) become involved in etc, when one's help etc is not wanted. I wish you would stop interfering (with my plans); Don't interfere in other people's business!
2. (with with) to prevent, stop or slow down the progress of. He doesn't let anything interfere with his game of golf on Saturday mornings.
ˌinterˈference noun
1. the act of interfering. She was infuriated by his mother's interference in their holiday arrangements.
2. (the spoiling of radio or television reception by) the noise caused by programmes from another station, bad weather etc. This television set picks up a lot of interference.
ˌinterˈfering adjective
an interfering old woman.
References in classic literature ?
The children's little dog came out, interfering, getting in her way.
The commandant has issued an order, which is posted everywhere, declaring that any civilian caught interfering with the railroad, its bridges, tunnels, or trains will be summarily hanged.
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court on Wednesday stayed Punjab Ombudsman Javed Mehmood from interfering in a case investigation.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Chairman of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi lashed out at French officials for their interfering remarks on Iran.
NNA - "Future" bloc member MP Assem Araji denied that Future bloc is smuggling weapons to Syria, stressing that the bloc refuses intervening in Arab countries affairs as well refuses interfering in the Lebanese affair and condemns the Iranian intervention in the internal Arab affair.
Eugene police on Sunday charged Eric Richard Low, 22, of Springfield with first-degree robbery and interfering with police; Low also was arrested on outstanding warrants from another agency, police said.
Researchers measured the extent to which work was interfering with personal time using data from a national survey of 1,800 American workers.
2 : to become involved in the concerns of others when such involvement is not wanted <Stop interfering in my private matters.
The manual GPC clean-up system removes interfering compounds after sample extraction and prior to analysis, improving results, lengthening hardware life, and increasing the uptime of analytical systems.
Fairground operator John Evans, 65, said: "The ride was interfering with the beam from the police station to the transmitter.
But residents don't want to interfere with setts, they just want to stop the badgers interfering with each other.
Well, of course he's interfering if he's in the six-yard box.