Quidnunc definition

kwĭdnŭngk
A nosy person; a busybody.
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An inquisitive, gossipy person; busybody.
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A person eager to learn news and scandal.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
quidnunc
Plural:
quidnuncs

Origin of quidnunc

  • Latin quid nunc? what now? quid what kwo- in Indo-European roots nunc now nu- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin "quid nunc?", What now?.

    From Wiktionary