Definition of Meddling

1. Noun. The act of altering something secretly or improperly.

Exact synonyms: Tampering
Generic synonyms: Change Of State
Derivative terms: Meddle, Tamper



2. Adjective. Intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner. "Busy about other people's business"
Exact synonyms: Busy, Busybodied, Interfering, Meddlesome, Officious
Similar to: Intrusive
Derivative terms: Meddlesomeness, Officiousness

Definition of Meddling

1. a. Meddlesome.

Definition of Meddling

1. Adjective. That meddles. ¹

2. Noun. Action of the verb ''meddle''. ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of meddle) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Meddling

1. meddle [v] - See also: meddle

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Literary usage of Meddling

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1. The American Revolution by John Fiske (1896)
"A single specimen of the ill-timed meddling of Congress may serve as an example. At one of the meddling most ..."

2. The Historical Writings of John Fiske by John Fiske (1902)
"A single specimen of the ill-timed meddling of Congress may serve as an example. At one or the most critical moments or the meddling of year 1777, ..."

3. The Art of Worldly Wisdom by Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Joseph Jacobs (1892)
"A fountain gets muddy with but little stirring up, and does not get clear by our meddling with it but by our leaving it alone. ..."

4. The History of England: From the Revolution in 1688 to the Death of George by Tobias George Smollett (1800)
"... a Low-churchman, or a meddling Par- V|H- . § VIII. In March an inquiry into the condition of the Navy was begun in the Houle of Lords. ..."

5. The People's Bible: Discourses Upon Holy Scripture by Joseph Parker (1889)
""Forbear thee from meddling with God, who is with me, that he destroy thee not." meddling WITH OOD. ..."

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