A nosy parker - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
a nosy parker
A person who likes to meddle or pry into other people's lives. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. I have to be careful about what I tell Betty because she's such a nosy parker that she'll bombard you with questions at the slightest provocation.
a ˌnosy ˈparker (British English, informal, becoming old-fashioned) a person who is too interested in other people’s private lives: Our next door neighbour is a real nosy parker. He always has to know everything about everybody on our street.
References in periodicals archive
So I'm becoming a nosy parker
myself by visiting the countryside to see for myself.
They need their feet on the ground, knocking on doors and sometimes being a nosy parker
Every time we refer to a hooligan, a nosy parker
or even a lynch mob, we are using someone's name.