Part of speech:
To put or force in inappropriately, especially without invitation, fitness, or permission:
To seek information about
Gape is defined as to open the mouth widely, such as to yawn or in surprise.
To affect in a given way by staring
To snoop is to investigate or poke around, typically into someone's private affairs or where you are not wanted.
Peek is defined as to look at someone secretly or quickly.
(Internet) To carry communications traffic terminating on one's own network on an equivalency basis to and from another network, usually without charge or payment. Contrast with transit where one pays another network provider to carry one's traffic.
To peek furtively; steal a quick glance.
To search through for plunder; pillage; rob
To try to locate or discover; search for:
1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.4:
To turn or open by turning:
To put space between; space apart or scatter:
To stir up; instigate:
To remove obstructions from; clear:
To stir the emotions:
Meddle is defined as intrude in someone else's life or business.
(Radio, TV, etc.) To create interference in reception
To break open, into, or through by force
To move or drive headfirst
To raise or lift up; elevate.
To lift up; raise
To raise; elevate.
(Naut.) To raise, haul, pull, move, etc. by pulling with a rope or cable
To raise aloft; lift or pull up, esp. by means of a cable, pulley, crane, etc.
(Photography) To move a camera vertically in a controlled way.
To exert force in moving something toward the source of the force:
To exert pressure or force against, esp. so as to move
To poke a fire to remove ash or promote burning.
To grapple; to engage in close combat.
To search; seek
The definition of investigate is to look into something or someone in order to try to discover the truth or to piece together a sequence of events.
The definition of intrusive is someone or something that invades personal space, that becomes too involved or that comes too close without being invited.
The definition of nosy is someone who pries into people's affairs.
Unnecessarily inquisitive; prying
Of or like an inquisitor or inquisition
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