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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Offensive inquisitiveness adj. - Offensively curious or inquisitive.

Usage examples (41)
  • Verb (used without object) : to pry into the personal affairs of others
  • Verb (used with object) : to pry a secret out of someone; We finally pried them away from the TV
  • Well, apparently prying is the correct thing to do, but unfortunately I must have fatigued the metal shaft because it broke off.
  • She went rather red at the idea of prying into it. for more
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