Translation of nosy in Spanish:


entrometido, adj.

(British nosey)

Pronunciation /ˈnəʊzi//ˈnoʊzi/

adjectivenosier, nosiest


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    (person) entrometido
    (person) metiche Latin America informal
    (person) metido Latin America informal
    (person) metelón Mexico informal
    (person) metete Andes informal
    (person) meterete River Plate informal
    (question) impertinente
    • Ambiguity is the worst of all heresies in the South, where nosy neighbors share secrets and some people know everybody, for lack of better things to do.
    • ‘People are nosy and instead of looking at your home they are spending precious moments looking at your photos,’ Lynne explains.
    • I had felt uneasy about the interview, in that it all seems a bit mawkish, a bit nosy, as if there is a terrible need to pry into a life, and celebrate that life at the same time, never being quite sure of the balance.
    • And nosy neighbors peering over the backyard fence can be a thing of the past.
    • To that end, every evening the marina staff stretch a cable across the entrance of the harbor to prevent any nosy boaters from making uninvited pit stops.
    • As if the nosy neighbours hadn't been curious enough, Brian definitely made an entrance nobody would forget.
    • State agencies and your nosy in-laws will know your every move, and if you are a target of one of those with access to the surveillance sphere, you won't find it easy to elude them.
    • I suddenly feel embarrassed at appearing intrusive and nosy and I hook my own hair behind my ears and look away.
    • I was playing a woman named Mary Worthless who just was just a nosy busybody.
    • Nobody likes a nosy neighbour much less a nosy family member.
    • However, nosy neighbours will be disappointed to hear they will not be able get their hands on the technology to satisfy their spying urges.
    • Too late I realized it wasn't a nosy neighbour or friend.
    • The company didn't only spy on nosy journalists, however.
    • Keep your eyes down so they don't think you're being nosy.
    • She knew better than to trust anything the nosy neighbor said.
    • ‘I followed them just to see what was happening, just to see what he was doing, being nosy more than anything really,’ he said.
    • By now some of the more nosey neighbors were peering out of their doors with curiosity.
    • They've just moved there, but nosy neighbours begin to wonder about precisely where her father is, seeing as no one's laid eyes on him for months.
    • Sometimes it's the local fraud squad that fingers the cheats, sometimes it's a nosy neighbour, and sometimes it's just a matter of chance.
    • You ought to have a talk with those nosy neighbors of yours!