Meaning of quidnunc in English:

quidnunc

Pronunciation /ˈkwɪdnʌŋk/

noun

archaic
  • An inquisitive and gossipy person.

    ‘Who can be found this quirky capital of curmudgeons and quidnuncs?’
    • ‘Being the nosiest person I know, a quidnunc by definition, I usually will do anything to find out something.’
    • ‘There will always be at least one quidnunc keen on telling you that your life lacks purpose.’
    scandalmonger, gossipmonger, tattler, tittle-tattler, busybody, muckraker

Origin

Early 18th century from Latin quid nunc? ‘what now?’.