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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbusybodybus‧y‧bod‧y /ˈbɪziˌbɒdi $ -ˌbɑːdi/ noun (plural busybodies) [countable]  INTERFEREsomeone who is too interested in other people’s private activities – used to show disapproval
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busybodyAnd behind the scenes, playing the role of bureaucratic busybody, was Joe Alsop.But busybody bureaucrats on Basingstoke council didn't share this enthusiasm for the old red, white and blue.It turned out to be nothing more than a charter for busybodies, lacking muscle and new money.To them, she appeared an interfering busybody, a pushy incomer meddling with their heritage.They wanted to get rid of her because they thought she was an interfering busybody.I can't believe the number of busybodies who ask me when I'm going to have another baby.He decided to defend slavery as a domestic arrangement that lay beyond the scope of busybodies.The inaccurate information given by all these busybodies didn't help at all.Paltrow plays a spoiled young busybody who makes a disastrous stab at matchmaking.
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