Definition of stickybeak verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

stickybeak

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈstɪkibiːk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstɪkibiːk//
 
[intransitive](Australian English, New Zealand English, informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they stickybeak
BrE BrE//ˈstɪkibiːk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstɪkibiːk//
 
he / she / it stickybeaks
BrE BrE//ˈstɪkibiːks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstɪkibiːks//
 
past simple stickybeaked
BrE BrE//ˈstɪkibiːkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstɪkibiːkt//
 
past participle stickybeaked
BrE BrE//ˈstɪkibiːkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstɪkibiːkt//
 
-ing form stickybeaking
BrE BrE//ˈstɪkibiːkɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstɪkibiːkɪŋ//
 
 
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to try to find out information about other people's private lives in a way that is annoying or rude I don't mean to stickybeak, but when is he going to leave?

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