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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An officious annoying person who interferes with others.

Usage examples (37)
  • Christopher Jefferies was an eccentric 'meddler', say former tenants
  • I was ridiculed and my work was called "meddler" "crazy," was pointed at as a fanatic.
  • "meddler" who frequently came round to do odd jobs in their flat.
  • The government doesn't want to look like a meddler. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Note: a "meddler" is (a person who interferes in other people's affairs) whereas a "medlar" is (a small tree).
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