meddle meddle  /ˈmɛ dəl/

Definition(s):

  • (v) intrude in other people's affairs or business; interfere unwantedly

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. For starters, he hasn't let the army meddle in politics.
  2. And democracy will only be nurtured when the wars on its border come to an end, whether in Afghanistan or Kashmir, and the need for the military to meddle in politics is removed.
  3. I don't think Ozawa will meddle on the policy side.

News

  • Iran’s Next Leader Advocates a Less Intrusive State

    Iran’s president-elect, Hassan Rowhani, said the government should not meddle in people’s lives, effectively rebuking President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the hard-liners who used to support him.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: International Herald Tribune

Quotes

  1. President Alan Garcia said he is tempted to borrow the words Spain's king tossed at Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez last year: "Why don't you shut up? Stick to your own country and don't meddle in mine," Garcia said, referring to Morales.
    on Jul 1, 2008 By: Alan Garcia Source: FOXNews

  2. "We are not trying to set up a government for Somalia, nor do we have an intention to meddle in Somalia internal affairs. We have only been forced by the circumstances," Mr Meles said. "We want to end this war urgently and we hope that...
    on Dec 25, 2006 By: Meles Zenawi Source: BBC News

  3. "There is a growing influx of foreign cash used to directly meddle in our domestic affairs," Putin said.
    on Apr 26, 2007 By: Vladimir Putin Source: Reuters India

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