one that officiously fears himself with the matters of others a meddling person
- someone who meddles in matters of other individuals
- a person who officiously concerns himself with all the affairs of others; a meddling person.
"meddlesome individual," 1520s, from busy (adj.) in the otherwise-obsolete sense "prying, meddlesome" + body "person."
(n.) Person who officiously concerns himself because of the affairs of others; a meddling person.