[med-l-suh m] /ˈmɛd l səm/

given to ; interfering; intrusive.
intrusive or meddling

1610s, from meddle + -some (1). Earlier was medlous “quarrelsome, meddlesome” (mid-15c.). Related: Meddlesomely. Character name Meddlesome Mattie attested from 1814.


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