Definition of intermeddle in English:

intermeddle

verb

[NO OBJECT]
  • Interfere in something that is not one's concern:

    ‘this man intermeddled in all my affairs’
    ‘wanton and officious intermeddling with the disputes of others’
    • ‘Once you are made bankrupt you cannot intermeddle in the property because the property is then in the hands of the trustee for the benefit of the creditors.’
    • ‘You are not intermeddling if you are upholding human rights.’
    • ‘It is not intermeddling; it is upholding the Constitution.’
    • ‘It has never yet been explained to me what the United Kingdom Parliament was doing intermeddling in our constitutional affairs in 1986.’
    • ‘Before he entered that war, first he sent his messengers to the sultan of Egypt, requiring him not to intermeddle in that war.’
    • ‘The basic problem is intermeddling in the business of the internal processes of a House of the Parliament.’
    • ‘I once more, therefore, insist, that you do not intermeddle.’
    • ‘I am looking at a statute of a foreign Parliament purporting to intermeddle in our constitutional affairs.’
    • ‘The intermeddling of the defendant must be shown to be intentional.’
    • ‘The programme leader for the archaeology BSc degree intermeddled in the exam marking process.’
    interfere, butt in, intrude, intervene, interlope, pry, poke, nose, busybody, interpose, obtrude, thrust
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Origin

Late 15th century: from Old French entremesler, from entre- between, among + mesler meddle.

Pronunciation:

intermeddle

/ɪntəˈmɛd(ə)l/