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Definition of meddle verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    meddle

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈmɛdl//
     
    (disapproving)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they meddle
     
    he / she / it meddles
     
    past simple meddled
     
    -ing form meddling
     
     
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  1. 1 [intransitive] meddle (in/with something) to become involved in something that does not concern you synonym interfere He had no right to meddle in her affairs. My kid sister is just a meddling nuisance!
  2. 2 [intransitive] meddle (with something) to touch something in a careless way, especially when it is not yours or when you do not know how to use it correctly Somebody was meddling with her computer.
 
noun [uncountable]
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