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a person given to intruding in other people's affairs

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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.
So one to be one of those interfering busybodies is why I am here today And yes, stood here telling you this I am afraid
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.
But when the local busybodies and a suspicious Sheriff Snodgrass intervene, a simple bus ride turns into a terrifically involved and complicated adventure for this band of orphans
With Wilson and Long & Kentish having fought the battle on their behalf, rising victoriously within an extremely conservative community overpopulated by retired QCs and busybodies, the completion of this sophisticated Modern building should certainly have helped create a more positive situation for the city's next cultural institution.
It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies.
5 billion self-help industry also comprising weekend power retreats by the likes of Tony Robbins; life coaches who will, for a fee, coach you to become a coach yourself; and such radio busybodies as Dr.
When she and Miss Marple report the crime, no body is found and they are dismissed as two old busybodies.
The rest of this issue is packed full of analysis of what happens when politicians and governments try to usurp individuals' rights to have families ("The Books That Rock the Cradle," page 52), trade freely with one another ("I,T-Shirt," page 57), simply live as they wish ("Totalitarian Busybodies," page 61), and much more.
It's what I like to call the invasion of the busybodies," says Pat Logue, senior counsel for Lambda Legal and a lead attorney on the team that won the landmark Lawrence v.
Americans need to remember this: If Religious Right busybodies can intervene into Mrs.
For we hear that some of you are living in idleness, mere busybodies, not doing any work.