(of a person) tending to interfere in other people's affairs.‘interfering busybodies’
- ‘Six million people - one in four of the workforce - are employed by the State, some as little more than interfering busybodies.’
- ‘The interfering in-laws featured well in the comedy elements as the situation descended into chaos.’
- ‘This government is full of interfering busybodies.’
- ‘These interfering foreigners include ex-pat non-governmental organisation workers and UN officials.’
- ‘Do not tolerate interfering people.’
- ‘The interfering risk police could never allow a fun beach trip to go unaccompanied by a not-so-fun guilt trip.’
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