Origin of pryingpresent participle of pry
The woman's friend asked prying questions about the price of her engagement ring.
The definition of prying is someone who's curious about things that aren't their business.
An example of a prying person is someone who asks a woman how much her engagement ring is worth.
Insistently or impertinently curious or inquisitive: ignored the prying journalists' questions.
- Present participle of pry.
- The name of this design line comes from the traditional placement of lingerie in large departments - the third floor, where it is out of the way from prying eyes, but not so far you're not willing to make a trip to the department.
- Usually, this involves prying the mouth open, placing the pill on the back of the tongue and gently holding the mouth shut until the dog swallows the pill.
- Using a secure site when paying your bills online will help ensure that prying and potentially malicious eyes stay far away from your financial data.
- Sheer swimsuits offer little defense from prying eyes, and most offer the ability for sun rays to permeate your swimsuit covered regions.
- He had only said that because he was trying to discourage her from prying into his business.