Definition of PRYING

noun : PRYING

Source: WordNet 3.1

verb : PRYING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open; "The burglar jimmied the lock"; "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail" ;

  • 2. (

    ) be nosey; "Don't pry into my personal matters!" ;

  • 4. (

    ) make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry; "They pried the information out of him" ;

Adjective : PRYING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;


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