meddlesome etymology

English word meddlesome comes from English -some, English meddle

Detailed word origin of meddlesome

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-some English (eng) Characterized by some specific condition or quality. Used to form a word indicating a group with a certain small number of members A body A chromosome.
meddle English (eng) (intransitive, now, _, US, _, regional) To have sex. [from 14thc.]. (obsolete) To interest or engage oneself; to have to do (with), in a good sense.. (obsolete) To mix (something) with some other substance; to commingle, combine, blend. [14th-17thc.]. To interfere in or with; to concern oneself with unduly. [from 14thc.].
meddlesome English (eng) Characterised or marked by meddling; inclined or having a tendency to meddle or interfere in other people's business.

Words with the same origin as meddlesome

Descendants of -some
awesome awesomely awesomeness bothersome burdensome clawsome cumbersome dumb sauce fearsome floatsome foursome leafsome lifesome lonesome ogglesome oxysome pitysome quarrelsome selfsome tiresome troublesome wandersome wearisome worrisome