Nosy vs. Nosey

Nosy vs. Nosey — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Nosy and Nosey

Nosyadjective

Given to or showing an intrusive curiosity about the affairs of others; prying.

Noseyadjective

Variant of nosy.

Nosyadjective

prying, inquisitive or curious in other’s affairs; tending to snoop or meddle

They built tall fences, yet the nosy neighbors always seemed to know everything about them.

Noseyadjective

alternative spelling of nosy

Nosynoun

A look at something to satisfy one's curiosity.

I might wander down to the construction site for a nosy at what they're building.

Noseynoun

alternative spelling of nosy

Nosyadjective

offensively curious or inquisitive;

curious about the neighbor's doingshe flipped through my letters in his nosy wayprying eyesthe snoopy neighbor watched us all day

Noseyadjective

offensively curious or inquisitive;

curious about the neighbor's doingshe flipped through my letters in his nosy wayprying eyesthe snoopy neighbor watched us all day