Etymology
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meddling (n.)

mid-14c., "action of blending," verbal noun from meddle (v.). Meaning "act or habit of interfering in matters not of one's proper concern" is from late 14c. As a present-participle adjective, from 1520s. Related: Meddlingly.

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Definitions of meddling
1
meddling (n.)
the act of altering something secretly or improperly;
Synonyms: tampering
2
meddling (adj.)
intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner;
Synonyms: interfering / meddlesome / officious / busy / busybodied
From wordnet.princeton.edu