Definition of prodnose in US English:

prodnose

noun

informal
  • An inquisitive or nosy person.

verb

rare
  • no object To pry; to be inquisitive.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in The Spectator. From the name of Prodnose, a pedantic and interfering character (representative of the general public as a whole) in the humorous ‘Beachcomber’ columns of J.B. Morton, apparently from prod + nose<br>1950s; earliest use found in Dylan Thomas (1914–1953), poet. From the name of Prodnose.

Pronunciation

prodnose

/ˈprɒdnəʊz/