Main meanings of nosy parkering in English

: nosy parkering1nosy parkering2

nosy parkering1

(also nosey-parkering, nosy-parkering)

Pronunciation /ˌnəʊzɪ ˈpɑːkərɪŋ/

noun

informal
  • Inquisitiveness; persistent questioning or prying.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in J. B. Priestley (1894–1984), writer. From nosy parker + -ing.

Main meanings of nosy parkering in English

: nosy parkering1nosy parkering2

nosy parkering2

(also nosey-parkering, nosy-parkering)

Pronunciation /ˌnəʊzɪ ˈpɑːkərɪŋ/

adjective

informal
  • Inquisitive, prying.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Horace Vachell (1861–1955), novelist. From nosy parker + -ing.