- The definition of a busybody is a person who gets involved in the affairs of others, or someone who butts in where he is not wanted or needed.
A person who eavesdrops on your conversation and comes over to give you suggestions for how to resolve your problems without being asked or invited is an example of a busybody.
busybody definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. busybodies
a person who mixes into other people's affairs; meddler or gossip
busybody definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. bus·y·bod·ies
A person who meddles or pries into the affairs of others.