1. [syn: nosy, nosey, prying, snoopy]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
nosy \nosy\ adj.
Offensively or intrusively curious; prying; nosey; as, he
flipped through my letters in his nosy way.
Syn: inquisitorial, nosey, prying, snoopy.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: offensively curious or inquisitive; "curious about the
neighbor's doings"; "he flipped through my letters in his
nosy way"; "prying eyes"; "the snoopy neighbor watched us
all day" [syn: nosy, nosey, prying, snoopy]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
30 Moby Thesaurus words for "nosy":
busy, busybody, curious, delving, digging, eavesdropping, fishing,
forward, impertinent, in search of, inquisitive, inquisitorial,
loaded for bear, looking for, meddlesome, meddling, officious,
out for, out for bear, poking, presumptuous, probing, prying,
pushing, pushy, searching, self-appointed, snooping, snoopy,