What does meddle mean?

Definitions for meddle
ˈmɛd lmed·dle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. meddle, tamper(verb)

    intrude in other people's affairs or business; interfere unwantedly

    "Don't meddle in my affairs!"


  1. meddle(Verb)

    To mix (something) with some other substance; to commingle, combine, blend.

  2. meddle(Verb)

    To have sex.

  3. meddle(Verb)

    To interfere in or with; to concern oneself with unduly.

  4. Origin: From medler, variant of and mesler, meller, from misculare, from miscere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Meddle(verb)

    to mix; to mingle

  2. Meddle(verb)

    to interest or engage one's self; to have to do; -- / a good sense

  3. Meddle(verb)

    to interest or engage one's self unnecessarily or impertinently, to interfere or busy one's self improperly with another's affairs; specifically, to handle or distrub another's property without permission; -- often followed by with or in

  4. Meddle(verb)

    to mix; to mingle


  1. Meddle

    Meddle is the sixth studio album by English progressive rock group Pink Floyd, released on 30 October 1971 by Harvest Records. It was produced between the band's touring commitments, from January to August 1971. The album was recorded at a series of locations around London, including Abbey Road Studios and Morgan Studios. With no material to work with and no clear idea of the album's direction, the band devised a series of novel experiments which eventually inspired the album's signature track, "Echoes". Although many of the group's later albums would be unified by a central theme with lyrics written mainly by Roger Waters, Meddle was a group effort with lyrical contributions from each member. The cover, containing a close-up shot of an ear underwater, was, as with several previous albums, designed by Hipgnosis, though Storm Thorgerson was unhappy with the final result. The album was well received by music critics upon its release. However, despite being commercially successful in the United Kingdom, lacklustre publicity on the part of their United States-based label led to poor sales there.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Meddle

    med′l, v.i. to interfere unnecessarily (with or in): to take part in a matter with which one has nothing to do: to have to do (with).—n. Medd′ler, one who interferes with matters in which he has no concern.—adj. Medd′lesome, given to meddling.—n. Medd′lesomeness.—adj. Medd′ling, interfering in the concerns of others: officious—also n. [O. Fr. medler, a corr. of mesler (Fr. mêler)—Low L. misculare—L. miscēre, to mix.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of meddle in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of meddle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of meddle in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    Don't meddle in the election, please.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Yes, of course I will, don't meddle in the election, please.

  3. Michel de Montaigne:

    He who is not very strong in memory should not meddle with lying.

  4. Donald Trump:

    He said he didn't meddle. I asked him again. You can only ask so many times.

  5. Nayib Bukele:

    We dont want to meddle into U.S. politics, we will work with any administration.

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  • einmischenGerman
  • ανακατεύομαιGreek
  • entrometerse, inmiscuirse, injerirseSpanish
  • sotkeutua, sotkeentua, sekoittaa, sekaantuaFinnish
  • se mêlerFrench
  • immischiarsiItalian
  • おせっかいをする, 干渉するJapanese
  • raweke, auwahaMāori
  • tussenkomen, zich, moeien, bemoeienDutch
  • вмешаться, смешать, вмешиваться, лезть, смешиватьRussian

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