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Pry
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Pry as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

26 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 18 answers for the crossword clue 'Pry', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Pry a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Pry as an answer itself some 139 times.

Pry is a single word clue made up of 3 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Friday, 26 November 2021 with the answer being SNOOP, we also found SNOOP to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • A heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge
  • Search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office"
  • Be nosey; "Don't pry into my personal matters!"
  • Make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry; "They pried the information out of him"
  • To move or force, especially in an effort to get something open; "The burglar jimmied the lock": "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Pry'.

  • pyr

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

NOSE
A projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged

PEEP
A secret look

POKE
(boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose"

5 Letters

DELVE
Turn up, loosen, or remove earth; "Dig we must"; "turn over the soil for aeration"

FORCE
An act of aggression (as one against a person who resists); "he may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one"

JIMMY
A short crowbar; "in Britain they call a jimmy and jemmy"

LEVER
A flat metal tumbler in a lever lock

PRISE
Regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"

PRIZE
Something given as a token of victory

SNOOP
A spy who makes uninvited inquiries into the private affairs of others

6 Letters

HORNIN
Search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office"

MEDDLE
Intrude in other people's affairs or business; interfere unwantedly; "Don't meddle in my affairs!"

PRYBAR
A heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge

7 Letters

CROWBAR
A heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge

INTRUDE
Thrust oneself in as if by force; "The colors don't intrude on the viewer"

9 Letters

INTERFERE
Get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force; "Why did the U.S. not intervene earlier in WW II?"

POKEABOUT

11 Letters

WRECKINGBAR
A heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge

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