Nosy and Nosey


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Nosy adjective – Offensively curious or inquisitive.
Usage example: he flipped through my letters in his nosy way

Nosey is a synonym for nosy. In some cases you can use "Nosey" instead an adjective "Nosy". colloquial substitute
Nearby Words: nosed, nosey, nosing
Synonyms for Nosy


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Nosey adjective – Offensively curious or inquisitive.
Nosy is a synonym for nosey. You can use "Nosy" instead the word "Nosey" as an adjective or a noun.
Nearby Words: nose, nosy
Synonyms for Nosey
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