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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pried p. pr. & vb. n. Prying.] To raise or move, or attempt to raise or move, with a pry or lever; to prize. [Local, U. S. & Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pry·ing, a. Inspecting closely or impertinently.
 Syn: -- Inquisitive; curious. See Inquisitive.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : offensively curious or inquisitive; "curious about the
            neighbor's doings"; "he flipped through my letters in
            his nosy way"; "prying eyes"; "the snoopy neighbor
            watched us all day" [syn: nosy, nosey, snoopy]
      n : offensive inquisitiveness [syn: nosiness, snoopiness]