Pry - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry (syn: prise)
I don't want our neighbours prying into our affairs.
I don't want to pry, but I need to ask you one or two questions.
We finally managed to pry the door open with a screwdriver.
Why was he prying about among our things?
Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail
Don't pry into my personal matters!
present participle: prying
past tense: pried
past participle: pried