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Overview of noun prying

The noun prying has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. nosiness, prying, snoopiness

(offensive inquisitiveness)

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")

Overview of adj prying

The adj prying has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. nosy, nosey, prying, snoopy

(offensively curious or inquisitive; "curious about the neighbor's doings"; "he flipped through my letters in his nosy way"; "prying eyes"; "the snoopy neighbor watched us all day") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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