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