Definition of nosily in US English:



  • See nosy

    • ‘I saw the neighbor lady, Edith; nosily glance out her window to see what was happening.’
    • ‘She peeked nosily out the window first, to make sure it was the escort and not someone else, and then threw the door open.’
    • ‘‘Lacey Green’, I smiled nicely and peered inside their apartment nosily.’
    • ‘She flashed it at the conductor briefly, and then stopped as she noticed a slip of paper sticking out of the back - she unfolded it, and I peered nosily to the right to catch a glimpse.’
    • ‘I fidgeted as some passers-by glanced at me nosily.’