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ˈmɛd l səmmed·dle·some

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. meddlesome

    The meddlesome person interferes unasked in the affairs of others; the intrusive person thrusts himself uninvited into their company or conversation; the obtrusive person thrusts himself or his opinions conceitedly and undesirably upon their notice; the officious person thrusts his services, unasked and undesired, upon others. Obtrusive is oftener applied to words, qualities, actions, etc., than to persons; intrusive is used chiefly of persons, as is officious, tho we speak of officious attentions, intrusive remarks; meddlesome is used indifferently of persons, or of words, qualities, actions, etc. Compare INQUISITIVE; INTERPOSE.

    Synonyms:
    impertinent, intrusive, meddling, obtrusive, officious

    Antonyms:
    modest, reserved, retiring, shy, unassuming, unobtrusive

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. meddlesome

    Synonyms:
    officious, obtrusive, intrusive, interfering

    Antonyms:
    unofficious, unobtrusive, unmeddlesome

Princeton's WordNet

  1. interfering, meddlesome, meddling, officious, busy, busybodiedadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    interfering, busybodied, meddling, fussy, engaged, officious, busy, in use(p)

    Antonyms:
    unintrusive, not intrusive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. meddlesomeadjective

    Synonyms:
    interfering, intermeddling, pragmatical, officious

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. meddlesomeadjective

    Synonyms:
    officious, intrusive, obtrusive, pragmatical, intermeddling

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How to use meddlesome in a sentence?

  1. James Comey:

    I was just gon na quote that, in 1170, December 29, King Henry II said,' Who will rid me of this meddlesome priest ?' and the next day he( the priest) was killed, Thomas Becket. We're thinking along the same lines.

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