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A nosy person; a busybody.
[Latin quid nunc?, what now? : quid, what; see kwo- in Indo-European roots + nunc, now; see nu- in Indo-European roots.]
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a person eager to learn news and scandal; gossipmonger
[C18: from Latin, literally: what now]
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a person who is eager to know the latest news and gossip; busybody.
[1700–10; < Latin quid nunc what now?]
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|Noun||1.||quidnunc - a person who meddles in the affairs of others|
meddler - an officious annoying person who interferes with others
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