Definition of quidnunc in English:

quidnunc

noun

archaic
  • An inquisitive and gossipy person.

    • ‘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.’
    scandalmonger, gossipmonger, tattler, tittle-tattler, busybody, muckraker
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Origin

Early 18th century: from Latin quid nunc? ‘what now?’.

Pronunciation

quidnunc

/ˈkwidˌnəNGk/