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EtymologyEdit

From nose +‎ -y.

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nosy (comparative more nosy, superlative most nosy)

  1. prying, inquisitive or curious in other’s affairs; tending to snoop or meddle
    They built tall fences, yet the nosy neighbors always seemed to know everything about them.

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nosy (plural nosies)

  1. (Britain, slang) A look at something to satisfy one's curiosity.
    I might wander down to the construction site for a nosy at what they're building.

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CzechEdit

NounEdit

nosy

  1. nominative plural of nos

MalagasyEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *nusa.

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nosy

  1. island (area of land completely surrounded by water)

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nosy

  1. nominative plural of nos
  2. accusative plural of nos
  3. vocative plural of nos