Definition of Intermeddle

1. v. i. To meddle with the affairs of others; to meddle officiously; to interpose or interfere improperly; to mix or meddle with.



2. v. t. To intermix; to mingle.

Definition of Intermeddle

1. Verb. (obsolete transitive) To mix, mingle together. (defdate 14th-18th c.) ¹

2. Verb. (obsolete reflexive) To get mixed up ((term with)). (defdate 15th-17th c.) ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To butt in, to interfere (term in) or (term with). (defdate from 15th c.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Intermeddle

1. [v -DLED, -DLING, -DLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Intermeddle

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intermaxillary anchorage
intermaxillary bone
intermaxillary elastic
intermaxillary fixation
intermaxillary relation
intermaxillary suture
intermaxillary traction
intermean
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intermeation
intermeddle (current term)
intermeddled
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Literary usage of Intermeddle

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1. Sermons by Hugh Blair (1822)
"SERMON XLIII. ON THE JOY, AND THE BITTERNESS OF THE HEART. The heart knoweth his own bitterness, and a stranger doth not intermeddle with ..."

2. The History of Scotland During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of King James VI by William Robertson, T. Cadell, Arthur Matthew Connolly, En Dieu est tout (1781)
"... at Elizabeth's pretending to intermeddle in the internal government of her ... intermeddle ..."

3. History of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1899)
"Though the commons did not relax in their importunities for the redress of general grievances, they did not venture to intermeddle as before with the ..."

4. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1876)
"... and Withering aforesaid, with prohibition to all others to intermeddle therewith. ... intermeddle ..."

5. The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer by Richard Burn (1820)
"... and the justices of the county may notwithstanding hold their sessions there, although it may be that they shall not intermeddle with matters arising ..."

6. A General Abridgment and Digest of American Law: With Occasional Notes and by Nathan Dane (1824)
"... though the other will not intermeddle. But if one proceed CH. 137. to assign errors without summoning and severing the other, Art, ..."

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