Definition of busybodyism in English:

busybodyism

noun

  • Behaviour characteristic of a busybody; acting as a busybody, meddling.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Wilson (1785–1854), author and journalist. From busybody + -ism.

Pronunciation

busybodyism

/ˈbɪzɪˌbɒdɪɪz(ə)m/