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Synonyms for buttinsky

a person given to intruding in other people's affairs

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Words related to buttinsky

a meddler who tends to butt in

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The Boomerang Endorse came after Buttinsky found the time in his busy day to attack Professor Jackie, who's running against Maggie in the Dem guv primary.
That's a lot better than last year when my boy played T-Ball for the hated--at least in this household, my doesn't-know-any-better, Derek Jeter-loving daughter excepted--Yankees (oh, the indignity) and I was relegated to the role of buttinsky parent.
But we who in this country Were to honor by luck born Won't brook the mocking scorn Of some catty buttinsky. And so I here reply To your four bits of nonsense, And with five truths in defense Of Puerto Rico testify.
She's a control freak, a buttinsky. But although she's so intrusive, everything she does is from love.
Also known as buttinsky or butt sets because they allow a repair person to butt into a phone call, these test sets have many features: touchtone and rotary dialing; last-number redial; a ringer with on/off; bent-nose bed-of-nails clips with a spike; durable butt-set cords; a data-safe monitor; a big, easy-to-push dial; moisture resistance; a large butt-set clip; a loud receiver; dual LED polarity test; and a mic mute button.