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Definition of "intermeddle" [in•ter•med•dle]

  • To interfere in the affairs of others, often officiously; meddle. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "intermeddle" in a sentence
  • "The militia committee was ordered to draw up a declaration in justification of all that the civic authorities had done, whilst a letter was sent (28 July) to Fairfax deprecating any attempt by the army to "intermeddle" with the liberties or privileges of the city or to interpose in the matter of the militia, which should be used only in defence of parliament and the city without giving occasion for offence to anyone."
  • "I have considered it as a matter between every man and his Maker in which no other, and far less the public, had a right to intermeddle."
  • "The French demanded that the nations “not intermeddle, unless they had a mind to draw all their force upon them.”"