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busybody

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Noun
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CIDE DICTIONARY

busybodyn. 
     One who officiously concerns himself with the affairs of others; a meddling person.  [1913 Webster]
    "And not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

busybody, n. (pl. -ies)
1 a meddlesome person.
2 a mischief-maker.

THESAURUS

busybody

Paul Pry, Peeping Tom, a tale-bearing animal, backseat driver, butt in, butt-in, buttinsky, eavesdropper, fool, gossip, gossip columnist, gossiper, gossipmonger, horn in, informer, inquirer, inquisitive, inquisitor, interfere, interlope, intermeddler, kibitzer, make, meddler, monkey with, mouse, newsmonger, newspaperman, nose, nosy Parker, peeper, poke, pragmatic, pragmatist, prier, pry, querier, querist, questioner, quidnunc, reporter, rubber, rubberneck, rubbernecker, rumormonger, scandalmonger, scopophiliac, sightseer, snook, snoop, snooper, tabby, talebearer, taleteller, tamper with, tattler, tattletale, telltale, tittle-tattler, voyeur, yenta

ROGET THESAURUS

busybody

Activity

N activity, briskness, liveliness, animation, life, vivacity, spirit, dash, energy, snap, vim, nimbleness, agility, smartness, quickness, velocity, alacrity, promptitude, despatch, dispatch, expedition, haste, punctuality, eagerness, zeal, ardor, perfervidum aingenium, empressement, earnestness, intentness, abandon, vigor, devotion, exertion, industry, assiduity, assiduousness, sedulity, laboriousness, drudgery, painstaking, diligence, perseverance, indefatigation, habits of business, vigilance, wakefulness, sleeplessness, restlessness, insomnia, pervigilium, insomnium, racketing, movement, bustle, stir, fuss, ado, bother, pottering, fidget, fidgetiness, flurry, officiousness, dabbling, meddling, interference, interposition, intermeddling, tampering with, intrigue, press of business, no sinecure, plenty to do, many irons in the fire, great doings, busy hum of men, battle of life, thick of the action, housewife, busy bee, new brooms, sharp fellow, sharp blade, devotee, enthusiast, zealot, meddler, intermeddler, intriguer, busybody, pickthank, hummer, hustler, live man, rustler, active, brisk, brisk as a lark, brisk as a bee, lively, animated, vivacious, alive, alive and kicking, frisky, spirited, stirring, nimble, nimble as a squirrel, agile, light-footed, nimble-footed, featly, tripping, quick, prompt, yare, instant, ready, alert, spry, sharp, smart, fast, quick as a lamplighter, expeditious, awake, broad awake, go-ahead, live wide-awake, forward, eager, strenuous, zealous, enterprising, in earnest, resolute, industrious, assiduous, diligent, sedulous, notable, painstaking, intent, indefatigable, unwearied, unsleeping, never tired, plodding, hard-working, businesslike, workaday, bustling, restless, restless as a hyena, fussy, fidgety, pottering, busy, busy as hen with one chicken, working, at work, on duty, in harness, up in arms, on one's legs, at call, up and doing, up and stirring, busy, occupied, hard at work, hard at it, up to one's ears in, full of business, busy as a bee, busy as a one-armed paperhanger, meddling, meddlesome, pushing, officious, overofficious, intrigant, astir, stirring, agoing, afoot, on foot, in full swing, eventful, on the alert, actively, with life and spirit, with might and main &c, with haste, with wings, full tilt, in mediis rebus, Int, be alive, look alive, look sharp!, move on, push on!, keep moving!, go ahead!, stir your stumps!, age quod agis!, jaldi!, karo!, step lively!, carpe diem, seize the day, nulla dies sine linea, nec mora nec requies, the plot thickens, No sooner said than done, veni vidi vici, catch a weasel asleep, abends wird der Faule fleissig, dictum ac factum, schwere Arbeit in der Jugend ist sanfte Ruhe im Al, hard work in youth means soft rest in age, the busy hum of men.


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