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Insistently or impertinently curious or inquisitive: ignored the prying journalists' questions.
impertinently or unnecessarily curious or inquisitive.
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|Noun||1.||prying - offensive inquisitiveness|
|Adj.||1.||prying - offensively curious or inquisitive; "curious about the neighbor's doings"; "he flipped through my letters in his nosy way"; "prying eyes"; "the snoopy neighbor watched us all day"|
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"