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Wiktionary

  1. meddlingadjective

    Synonyms:
    annoying

  2. meddlingadjective

    That meddles.

    Synonyms:
    annoying

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. meddling

    An inquisitive person is one who is bent on finding out all that can be found out by inquiry, especially of little and personal matters, and hence is generally meddlesome and prying. Inquisitive may be used in a good sense, tho in such connection inquiring is to be preferred; as, an inquiring mind. As applied to a state of mind, curious denotes a keen and rather pleasurable desire to know fully something to which one's attention has been called, but without the active tendency that inquisitive implies; a well-bred person may be curious to know, but will not be inquisitive in trying to ascertain, what is of interest in the affairs of another.

    Synonyms:
    curious, inquiring, inquisitive, intrusive, meddlesome, peeping, prying, scrutinizing, searching

    Antonyms:
    apathetic, careless, heedless, inattentive, indifferent, unconcerned, uninterested

    Preposition:
    Inquisitive about, concerning, in regard to, regarding trifles.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. meddling, tamperingadjective

    the act of altering something secretly or improperly

    Synonyms:
    tampering

    Antonyms:
    unintrusive, not intrusive

  2. 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, meddlesome, fussy, engaged, officious, busy, in use(p)

    Antonyms:
    not intrusive, unintrusive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. meddlingadjective

    Synonyms:
    interfering, intermeddling, pragmatical, officious

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. meddlingnoun

    Synonyms:
    interference, intrusion, intermeddling

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "meddling":

    interference, entangling, interfering, intrusion, intervention

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How to use meddling in a sentence?

  1. Lindsey Graham:

    Missed opportunity by President Trump to firmly hold Russia accountable for 2016 meddling and deliver a strong warning regarding future elections. This answer by President Trump will be seen by Russia as a sign of weakness and create far more problems than it solves.

  2. Christopher Sullivan:

    You know I guess you could call it meddling, i would love to see the Democrats -- whoever wins the South Carolina Democrat primary -- for everybody else to have accused him of having stolen the election because he was actually elected with Republican support and therefore prolonged the chaos and the disruption.

  3. President Putin:

    This is only a glimpse of the many times Donald Trump has contradicted or questioned findings from the intelligence community on the subject of Russian interference in the 2016 election. Read more : Donald Trump vs. US intelligence on Russian election interferenceUkraine meddlingWhile dismissing the findings of the US intelligence community on Russian interference, Donald Trump has pushed an alternative narrative that the Ukrainian government was the real culprit in 2016 US election meddling. That theory runs contrary to existing evidence and US intelligence, and was publicly debunked by a top national security adviser during the House impeachment hearings last year. Furthermore, US intelligence officials believe this theory originates with Russia, and is intended to shift the blame.In December The Washington Post reported that, according to a former senior White House official, Donald Trump said he was sure Ukraine had meddled in the election because the murder of Jamal Khashoggi In October 2018, reports circulated that The Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi had been murdered at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey. Within a month, the CIA concluded with high confidence that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had directed Khashoggi's murder, which was conducted by members of bin Salman's inner circle. But Donald Trump refused to accept that Donald Trump ally was in any way responsible for Khashoggi's murder, ignoring what the intelligence community was telling him.In a November 2018 statement issued days after the release of the CIA's report, Donald Trump said that.

  4. Petro Poroshenko:

    This is not just our take. The Russian meddling to influence Ukraine's elections is well under way.

  5. Mario Baron:

    These same communities ... are denouncing those who are meddling with the forest and building these roads.


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