Definition of nosy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(also nosey) adjective
BrE BrE//ˈnəʊzi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnoʊzi//
(informal, disapproving) Showing interest
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too interested in things that do not concern you, especially other people’s affairs synonym inquisitive nosy neighbours Don't be so nosy—it's none of your business. She’s the nosy type. See related entries: Showing interest
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