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a person given to intruding in other people's affairs

Synonyms for busybody

a person who meddles in the affairs of others

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The court is sending a message that busybodies will not go home Scot free.
WE are truly a nation of busybodies after recent figures revealed that anonymous welfare fraud tip-offs are up by more than 60% from January to June.
I am so sick of ill-informed busybodies piping up (pun intended) to say that e-cigarette's are "just as harmful" as tobacco Luke Mulligan IF doctors start prescribing e-cigs smokers will just smoke them as well as their fags to achieve an even higher nicotine high.
I come from a long line of busybodies and I believe we play an important role in society - without us, the general public would be stumbling around with loo roll trailing from their shoes and getting parking tickets for not reading the signage properly.
But the busybodies and nannies of the state in this case have it in the bag.
One may also add the social media to the list of busybodies.
You don't need them interfering busybodies telling you what to do What the heck do they know, they ain't got a clue
The woman involved, Sharika Sacriane, was either born to take offence or has been moulded to that mindset by underemployed, mischiefmaking busybodies.
Going up against ruthless foreign crime syndicates, uncovering priceless earthenware and having run in with busybodies from the local council, it was all implausibly in a day's work for likeable but roguish antiques dealer Lovejoy.
I RECENTLY had the pleasure of seeing two marvellous productions by local amateur dramatic societies, namely Busybodies by Shelley's Pierrot Players and The Full Monty by Marsden Church Amateur Dramatic Society.
Will steps be taken to prevent busybodies infiltrating their ranks?
COUNCIL bosses are hoping to change the perception that health and safety chiefs are busybodies.
The corrupt busybodies in Washington, who have plunged us into $10 trillion of national debt and have never run an honest business themselves, profess expertise in managing the economic affairs of our country.
They've even found their way into the dictionary as interfering busybodies.
Diefendorf argues convincingly that the Dames de la Charite were no mere aristocratic busybodies.