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meddle
used in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

6 uses
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Definition
when someone interferes in things that are not their responsibility — often in a way that does harm or annoys others
  • ...and if anybody ever come meddling around...
    Chapter 24 (13% in)
meddling = intruding in other people's affairs or business
  • Who told you you might meddle with such hifalut'n foolishness, hey?
    Chapter 5 (22% in)
  • "Well, I'll learn her how to meddle.
    Chapter 5 (25% in)
  • But he never meddled at all; just slid the lid along as soft as mush, and screwed it down tight and fast.
    Chapter 27 (48% in)
  • ...and she says: "WELL, you get all the enjoyment you can out of it NOW, for mind I tell you if I catch you meddling with him again—"
    Chapter Xlii (67% in)
  • Meddling with WHO?
    Chapter Xlii (67% in)

There are no more uses of "meddle" in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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