Synonyms for prying

Synonyms for (noun) prying

Synonyms: nosiness, snoopiness, prying

Definition: offensive inquisitiveness

Similar words: inquisitiveness, curiousness

Definition: a state of active curiosity

Synonyms for (adj) prying

Synonyms: snoopy, nosey, nosy, prying

Definition: offensively curious or inquisitive

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

Similar words: curious

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

Usage: a curious child is a teacher's delight; a trap door that made me curious; curious investigators; traffic was slowed by curious rubberneckers; curious about the neighbor's doings

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