- 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 [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.
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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