One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Inquisitiveness; persistent questioning or prying.
1930s; earliest use found in J. B. Priestley (1894–1984), writer. From nosy parker + -ing<br>1920s; earliest use found in Horace Vachell (1861–1955), novelist. From nosy parker + -ing.
nosy parkering/ˌnəʊzɪ ˈpɑːkərɪŋ/
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