English to Afrikaans Meaning :: nosy

nuuskierig
Nosy :
nuuskierige
- nuuskierigenosily
 

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Adjective(1) offensively curious or inquisitive

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(1) State agencies and your nosy in-laws will know your every move, and if you are a target of one of those with access to the surveillance sphere, you won't find it easy to elude them.(2) Ambiguity is the worst of all heresies in the South, where nosy neighbors share secrets and some people know everybody, for lack of better things to do.(3) ÔÇÿI followed them just to see what was happening, just to see what he was doing, being nosy more than anything really,ÔÇÖ he said.(4) You ought to have a talk with those nosy neighbors of yours!(5) ÔÇÿPeople are nosy and instead of looking at your home they are spending precious moments looking at your photos,ÔÇÖ Lynne explains.(6) I suddenly feel embarrassed at appearing intrusive and nosy and I hook my own hair behind my ears and look away.(7) Nobody likes a nosy neighbour much less a nosy family member.(8) To that end, every evening the marina staff stretch a cable across the entrance of the harbor to prevent any nosy boaters from making uninvited pit stops.(9) Keep your eyes down so they don't think you're being nosy .(10) In fact, arriving in the city at this time of day is perfect - a few hours to nosy around, have a quick bite and get to bed at a reasonable hour.(11) As if the nosy neighbours hadn't been curious enough, Brian definitely made an entrance nobody would forget.(12) However, nosy neighbours will be disappointed to hear they will not be able get their hands on the technology to satisfy their spying urges.(13) Sometimes it's the local fraud squad that fingers the cheats, sometimes it's a nosy neighbour, and sometimes it's just a matter of chance.(14) I had felt uneasy about the interview, in that it all seems a bit mawkish, a bit nosy , as if there is a terrible need to pry into a life, and celebrate that life at the same time, never being quite sure of the balance.(15) The company didn't only spy on nosy journalists, however.(16) Too late I realized it wasn't a nosy neighbour or friend.
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Adjective
1. prying ::
gierige
2. inquisitive ::
nuuskierig
3. curious ::
nuuskierig
6. intrusive ::
indringende
8. snoopy ::
snoopy
Antonyms
1. incurious ::
onnieuwsgierig
Different Forms
nosily, nosy
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