nosy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"nosy" in British English

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nosyadjective

(nosier, nosiest) (also nosey) uk   /ˈnəʊ.zi/  us   /ˈnoʊ-/ disapproving
C2 too ​interested in what other ​people are doing and ​wanting to ​discover too much about them: She was ​complaining about her nosy ​parents.
nosily
adverb uk   us   /-zɪ.li/
"Who was that on the ​phone?" she ​asked nosily.
nosiness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of nosy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nosyadjective

(also nosey)  us   /ˈnoʊ·zi/
too ​interested in what other ​people are doing and ​wanting to ​discover too much about them: I was a nosy ​kid.
(Definition of nosy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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