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An inquisitive and gossipy person.
scandalmonger, gossipmonger, tattler, tittle-tattler, busybody, muckrakerView synonyms
- ‘There will always be at least one quidnunc keen on telling you that your life lacks purpose.’
- ‘Who can be found this quirky capital of curmudgeons and quidnuncs?’
- ‘Being the nosiest person I know, a quidnunc by definition, I usually will do anything to find out something.’
Early 18th century: from Latin quid nunc? what now?.
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