Dictionary meanings for meddle
- To interfere in something that is not one’s concern
- To touch or handle something without permission
All over the world there are people irrespective of age, class, background or race that tends to meddle (interfere) naturally. Interfering – speaking of which, there are individuals that (like I wrote earlier) naturally meddles especially individuals with “introversive” personality traits. Most times in our society their voices are not heeded due to their introversive attitudes but deep down in their hearts they actually know a lot about certain things or matters when it comes to talking movies, politics, music etc. For instance they come across where matters of such are being discussed and they perhaps are standing not to far from the scene or let’s say at a distance where they could still hear the discussion going on and probably the loudest mouth there amongst that group that’s doing most of the talking or commenting tends to be getting it all wrong and this introvert guy (meddler), suddenly speaks up in the matter like, “yes I’ve seen that movie or listened to that song or in terms of politics he gives the correct statistics” thereby saying his own point of view, all he wanted was to correct the situation and such people happens to be correct most times but his action still get to be considered as “meddle” even if they did that for the right reasons with the right conscience.
Also consider a person that happens to be very meticulous or scrupulous about how this are to be kept or arranged and then he/she has got a roommate that doesn’t even care at all. Now the meticulous person gets everything arranged and in order even went as far a arranging the roommates’ properties and soon the roommate be like “stop meddling with my stuff” resulting in something else probably a fight.
To conclude, there’re those who actually meddle for bad reasons perhaps to get one upset or to start a fight. Be that as it may, if you tend to delve into matters that doesn’t concerns you or you touch another’s property whether for good or bad reasons – you MEDDLED