Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

From bisbilhotar +‎ -eiro.[1][2]

Pronunciation edit

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /biz.bi.ʎoˈte(j).ɾu/ [biz.bi.ʎoˈte(ɪ̯).ɾu]
    • (Rio de Janeiro) IPA(key): /biʒ.bi.ʎoˈte(j).ɾu/ [biʒ.bi.ʎoˈte(ɪ̯).ɾu]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /biz.bi.ʎoˈte(j).ɾo/ [biz.bi.ʎoˈte(ɪ̯).ɾo]
 

  • Hyphenation: bis‧bi‧lho‧tei‧ro

Adjective edit

bisbilhoteiro (feminine bisbilhoteira, masculine plural bisbilhoteiros, feminine plural bisbilhoteiras)

  1. nosy (inclined to snoop, spy, pry on someone else's private affairs)
    Synonym: abelhudo

Noun edit

bisbilhoteiro m (plural bisbilhoteiros, feminine bisbilhoteira, feminine plural bisbilhoteiras)

  1. busybody (someone who is nosy and pries on someone else's private affairs)

References edit