Main definitions of busybodying in English

: busybodying1busybodying2

busybodying1

noun

  • Acting as or like a busybody.

Origin

Early 19th century. From busybody + -ing. Compare later busybody.

Pronunciation

busybodying

/ˈbɪzɪˌbɒdɪɪŋ/

Main definitions of busybodying in English

: busybodying1busybodying2

busybodying2

adjective

  • That busybodies, or acts as a busybody.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From busybody + -ing. Compare later busybody.

Pronunciation

busybodying

/ˈbɪzɪˌbɒdɪɪŋ/