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 Dictionary entry overview: What does nosey mean? 

NOSEY (adjective)
  The adjective NOSEY has 1 sense:

1. offensively curious or inquisitive

  Familiarity information: NOSEY used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

NOSEY (adjective)

Sense 1nosey [BACK TO TOP]


Offensively curious or inquisitive


nosey; nosy; prying; snoopy

Context examples:

curious about the neighbor's doings / he flipped through my letters in his nosy way / prying eyes / the snoopy neighbor watched us all day


curious (eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns))

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