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Definition 1: offensively curious or inquisitive - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where nosy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • curious about the neighbor's doings
  • he flipped through my letters in his nosy way
  • prying eyes
  • the snoopy neighbor watched us all day

Synonyms for nosy in the sense of this definition

(nosy is similar to ...) eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns)

"a curious child is a teacher's delight" "a trap door that made me curious" "curious investigators" "traffic was slowed by curious rubberneckers" "curious about the neighbor's doings"

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