nosey parker


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nosey parker

n (Brit inf) → Schnüffler(in) m(f) (inf); I don’t like nosey parkersich mag Leute nicht, die ihre Nase in alles stecken (inf); nosey parker!sei doch nicht so neugierig!
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He had an extremely long nose and was extremely inquisitive, hence the expression "Nosey Parker".
Olofofos told Nosey Parker that the actor started a relationship with a lady and when the affair was some months old, he begged the her for a N4 million loan which the lady was said to have given him, with an agreed time for him to pay back.
Isa was on full-on nosey parker form, trying to sniff out a surprise party for her impending 70th birthday.
IF you are a bit of a nosey parker, then this might be the ideal job for you.
You do not need to know what it is, you nosey parker. It's none of your business.
When into my bath I jump quite "starkers" My rubber duck's the sole Nosey Parker.
Embrace your inner nosey parker and prepare to gawp at some stunning celebrity properties with hilarious home-invader Keith Lemon.
Well, if you know that Mr Nosey Parker, why don't you go after them and take them out?
of runners Best placed 1991 3 Miss Nosey Parker (3rd) 1992 4 Lyric Fantasy (WON) 1993 3 Risky (WON) 1994 4 Femme Savante (2nd) 1995 2 Ortolan (3rd) 1996 4 Miss Stamper (WON) 1997 4 Phone Alex (9th) 1998 4 Light The Rocket (7th) 1999 4 Halland Park Girl (2nd) 2000 3 Elsie Plunkett (2nd) 2001 4 Lady Links (3rd) 2002 6 Presto Vento (WON)2003 3 If Paradise (WON) 2004 4 Don't Tell Mum (2nd) 2005 5 Lady Livius (WON) 2006 3 Gilded (6th) 2007 No race - 2008 6 Infamous Angel (2nd)
Matthew Parker, after whom the name Nosey Parker was coined, held which high office in 16th century England?
But the Association also called for further-reaching reform, a national framework for infrastructure planning, and an end to what it called 'nosey parker' planning at local level.
Camera (DuArt colin, Aaton 16mm), David Parry; music, the Nosey Parkers; sound (DTS), Karim Chichakly; sound designer, Alex Markowski; associate producer, Jack Rowell; assistant director, Jeff Lawson.