meddling meddling  /ˈmɛ də lɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of altering something secretly or improperly
  2. (adj) intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner

Usage(s):

  1. The only such FBI incident of meddling in political affairs cited in the Eisenhower years, this was no more than an un solicited digression by Hoover.
  2. The scam artists want to kill her, she says, because they don't like her meddling.
  3. With so many foreign powers meddling in the country's perennially sectarian struggle for control, Lebanon functions as a kind of political barometer of the Middle East.

News

  1. SKorean prosecutors indict former spy chief for allegedly meddling in presidential elections

    SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea's former spy chief was indicted on charges of meddling in last year's presidential elections by ordering an online smear campaign against opposition candidates, prosecutors said Friday.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. SKorea's ex-spy chief indicted in election scandal

    South Korean prosecutors have indicted a former spy chief on charges of meddling in last year's presidential elections by ordering an online smear campaign against opposition candidates.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Fox News

  3. SKorea's ex-spy chief indicted in election scandal - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korean prosecutors have indicted a former spy chief on charges of meddling in last year's presidential elections by ordering an online smear campaign against opposition candidates.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

Quotes

  1. Mr Obama said yesterday (Tue) he had "deep concerns about the election" while cautioning that "it's not productive, given the history of US-Iranian relations, for the US president to be seen as meddling in Iranian elections".
    on Jun 16, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "And one of us became president. Well, let the other do likewise, huh? I mean, that's not meddling" in the US election, Sarkozy said.
    on Jul 25, 2008 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: The Age

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