[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.
[med-l] /ˈmɛd l/ verb (used without object), meddled, meddling. 1. to involve oneself in a matter without right or invitation; interfere officiously and unwantedly: Stop meddling in my personal life! /ˈmɛdəl/ verb (intransitive) 1. (usually foll by with) to interfere officiously or annoyingly 2. (usually foll by in) to involve oneself unwarrantedly: to meddle in […]
[meed] /mid/ noun 1. a native or inhabitant of Media. /miːd/ noun 1. a member of an Indo-European people of West Iranian speech who established an empire in SW Asia in the 7th and 6th centuries bc inhabitant of ancient Media, late 14c., from Latin Medus, from Greek Medos “Mede,” from the indigenous people-name Medes, […]
[mi-dee-uh] /mɪˈdi ə/ noun 1. Classical Mythology. a sorceress, daughter of Aeëtes and wife of Jason, whom she assisted in obtaining the Golden Fleece: when Jason deserted her, she killed their children. 2. (italics) a tragedy (431 b.c.) by Euripides. /mɪˈdɪə/ noun 1. (Greek myth) a princess of Colchis, who assisted Jason in obtaining the […]
waters of quiet, an ancient Moabite town (Num. 21:30). It was assigned to the tribe of Reuben (Josh. 13:16). Here was fought the great battle in which Joab defeated the Ammonites and their allies (1 Chr. 19:7-15; comp. 2 Sam. 10:6-14). In the time of Isaiah (15:2) the Moabites regained possession of it from the […]