overcurious


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Adj.1.overcurious - showing excessive curiosity
curious - eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns); "a curious child is a teacher's delight"; "a trap door that made me curious"; "curious investigators"; "traffic was slowed by curious rubberneckers"; "curious about the neighbor's doings"
References in classic literature ?
The second question is not less delicate; and the flattering prospect of its being merely hypothetical forbids an overcurious discussion of it.
He cursed himself for being overcurious. The madam would have found out about her sooner or later without him needing to ask any questions.
An overcurious Hussein tries to get Jahida to tell him what sect she's from, leading to a hilarious scene of noncommittal answers to his elaborate interrogation.