nosey Parker


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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.
See also: nosy, parker

nosey Parker

verb
See also: nosey, Parker
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The ads feature the adventures of Tongue (our hero), who along with his neighbour Nosey Parker and his friends Lug Ole and Lippy, can't resist the unique taste of Skips.
But the gist Olofofos are telling Nosey Parker is that the actress's sickness has relapsed and she is currently in bad shape.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Avocado 9 Renal 10 Ditty 11 Loudest 12 Too 13 Negligee 16 Splatter 17 Via 19 Leave go 21 Larva 22 Space 23 Science DOWN: 1 Mandate 2 Soft soap 3 Lady 4 Croupier 5 Once 6 Plato 8 Obligations 13 Neatened 14 Environs 15 Canapes 18 A-list 20 Afar 21 Loin QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Shepherdess 8 Coo 9 Log 11 Rummage 12 Shoal 13 Ape 14 Pro 15 Erosion 17 Hot 19 Oats 21 Owed 23 Rows 25 Ripe 27 Hug 29 Boredom 31 Nap 34 Spa 36 Smoke 37 Offload 38 Eel 39 Lie 40 Nosey parker DOWN: 1 Soup 2 Home 3 Prairie 4 Even so 5 Disco 6 Slop 7 Soar 8 Crash 10 Gloss 16 Now 18 Top 20 Ash 22 Web 24 On offer 25 Rinse 26 Recoup 28 Glade 30 Obese 32 Amen 33 Polo 34 Sole 35 Pair
Well, like someone who enjoys looking into peoples' bay windows to check out their decorating disasters, presenter Adrian Chiles will act as the nation's nosey parker in this new eight-part series, following Britain's business high flyers as they go about a day's work.
Animated ads feature Tongue and his friends Nosey Parker, Lug `Ole and Lippy, and include the slogan `Stick a Skip on your tongue--it asked for it'.
Roberts gets going on Miss Nosey Parker (Richard Hannon) in the conditions sprint, then wins the ten-furlong handicap on Revif (Alec Stewart) and the mile heat on Holiday Island (Clive Brittain).
Olofofos told Nosey Parker that when the lady decided to end the marriage, the man refused to grant her request and he later decided to bring into their home his lover to start living with him, thus making the three of them to be living together in the same house.
I first got interested in the Alnwick Garden when I was visiting the town and, as a typical photographer and nosey parker, noticed all this work going on behind fences.
As soon as you start spending, every nosey parker - or passionate shopper, as the site claims - can see and discuss what you've bought.
He caught plenty of attention with the 145,000gns half-brother to Deadly Dudley and Miss Nosey Parker, but overall his 11 foals sold recorded an average of 34,500gns and median of 22,000gns, with both Shanahan and Hyde investing.
It was Amebos that told Olofofos who eventually told Nosey Parker about this very popular actor in the Yoruba version of Nollywood who they said was so broke that things are becoming very difficult for him.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Stashed 9 Apart 10 Laden 11 Reissue 12 Tar 13 Recourse 16 Anecdote 17 Aft 19 Wichita 21 Recto 22 Adage 23 Example DOWN: 1 Isolate 2 Mandarin 3 Thin 4 Manicure 5 Mass 6 Ethel 8 Directorate 13 Receiver 14 Seascape 15 Stooped 18 Sweat 20 Clan 21 Reap QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Broadcaster 8 Boa 9 Lob 11 Unclasp 12 Pasta 13 See 14 Ear 15 Fine art 17 Yap 19 Warn 21 Rage 23 Mood 25 Pool 27 Due 29 Injured 31 Ail 34 Rye 36 Write 37 Tea room 38 Nod 39 Buy 40 Nosey parker DOWN: 1 Bone 2 Race 3 Amazing 4 Cipher 5 Super 6 Else 7 Rota 8 Bushy 10 Baron 16 Two 18 Pro 20 Add 22 Ali 24 Open-air 25 Prawn 26 Bust-up 28 Enemy 30 Niece 32 Iron 33 Lido 34 Robe 35 Your
NOSEY PARKER Manor Primary pupils Grace Sunderland, Adam Marshall, Grace Waugh
You may not be thanked for your nosey parker attitude but for you it puts some unrealistic fears to rest.
HOW do I put an office nosey parker in her place without hurting her feelings?