Med·dle, v. t. To mix; to mingle. [Obs.]
=\“Wine meddled with gall.”\= --Wyclif (Matt. xxvii. 34).
Med·dle v. i. [imp. & p. p. Meddled p. pr. & vb. n. Meddling ]
1. To mix; to mingle. [Obs.]
More to know
Did never meddle with my thoughts. --Shak.
2. To interest or engage one's self; to have to do; -- in a good sense. [Obs.]
Study to be quiet, and to meddle with your own business. --Tyndale.
3. To interest or engage one's self unnecessarily or impertinently, to interfere or busy one's self improperly with another's affairs; specifically, to handle or distrub another's property without permission; -- often followed by with or in.
Why shouldst thou meddle to thy hurt? --2 Kings xiv. 10.
The civil lawyers . . . have meddled in a matter that belongs not to them. --Locke.
To meddle and make, to intrude one's self into another person's concerns. [Archaic]
Syn: -- To interpose; interfere; intermeddle.
v : intrude in other people's affairs or business; interfere
unwantedly; "Don't meddle in my affairs!" [syn: tamper]