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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.
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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.
See also: nosy, parker

nosy parker

and nosey Parker (ˈnozi ˈpɑrkɚ)
n. a nosy person. (Also a term of address. No one really knows who or what parker is or was. It is an old expression, used in British and American English, at least. Some would like to derive it from nose-poker, but there is no record of the latter aver having been said.) Look, you nosy parker, mind your own business.
See also: nosy, parker
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Nosier adds that the clubs that can participate in the professional league are Ahly, Zamalek, Ismaili, El-Masry, Al-Ittihad of Alexandria, Enppi, Wady Degla, Smouha, El-Gouna and Misr Elmaqasah (MCSD).
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264 is not as fast as the Nosier and not as efficient as the Norma, I still like it.
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However, the amount of money Nosier requires is much less than what it should be once you consider exactly what you're getting.