Definition of Prying in English :

Define Prying in English

Prying meaning in English

Meaning of Prying in English

Pronunciation of Prying in English

Prying pronunciation in English

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Prying

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Noun

1. nosiness, prying, snoopiness

offensive inquisitiveness

Adjective

2. nosey, nosy, prying, snoopy

offensively curious or inquisitive

Example Sentences:
'curious about the neighbor's doings'
'he flipped through my letters in his nosy way'
'prying eyes'
'the snoopy neighbor watched us all day'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Prying

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adjective
intrusively curious
prying neighbours
She thought she was safe from prying eyes.

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Prying

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adjective
improperly curious or inquisitive

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Prying

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adj.
Insistently or impertinently curious or inquisitive: ignored the prying journalists' questions.

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