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Overview of noun pry

The noun pry has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. crowbar, wrecking bar, pry, pry bar

(a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge)


Overview of verb pry

The verb pry has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (3) pry, prise, prize, lever, jimmy

(to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open; "The burglar jimmied the lock": "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail")

2. (2) pry

(be nosey; "Don't pry into my personal matters!")

3. (1) intrude, horn in, pry, nose, poke

(search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office")

4. pry, prise

(make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry; "They pried the information out of him")

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