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Definitions for pry

Definitions for (noun) pry

Main entry: crowbar, wrecking bar, pry, pry bar Definition: a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge

Definitions for (verb) pry

Main entry: pry Definition: be nosey Usage: Don't pry into my personal matters!

Main entry: pry, prise, prize, jimmy, lever Definition: to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open Usage: The burglar jimmied the lock: Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail

Main entry: prise, pry Definition: make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry Usage: They pried the information out of him

Main entry: nose, horn in, intrude, poke, pry Definition: search or inquire in a meddlesome way Usage: This guy is always nosing around the office