An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (snooping)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. nosy
Eres muy metiche; no intento contarte lo que hago o dejo de hacer.You are very nosy; I don't plan on telling you what I do or what I don't do.
b. interfering
Las personas metiches no me gustan porque se quieren enterar de todo.I don't like interfering people because they want to know everything.
c. meddling
María es tan metiche que se enfada si no se lo cuentas todo.Maria is such a meddling person that she gets angry if you don't tell her everything.
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(Centroamérica) (Chile) (México) interfering; meddling
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