- nosy (adj.)
- also nosey, 1610s, "having a prominent nose," from nose (n.) + -y (2). Earlier in this sense was nasee (mid-14c.), from Anglo-French, from Old French nasé, ultimately from Latin nasus "nose." Sense of "inquisitive" first recorded 1882. Nosey Parker as a name for an inquisitive person is from 1907.
- 1. Don't be so nosy—it's none of your business.
- 2. I agree that the press is often too nosy about a candidate's personal history.
- 3. He was having to whisper in order to avoid being overheard by their nosy neighbours.
- 4. " I'm not a nosy man.
- “ 我并不是一个包打听.
- 5. I don't want to seem nosy, but do you have some sort of plan here?
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