Pry Meaning

There are 5 meaning(s) for word Pry

Pry Meaning 1 : to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open

    Example : Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail

    Synonyms : jimmy,  lever,  prise,  prize
Pry Meaning 2 : make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry

    Synonyms : prise
Pry Meaning 3 : a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge

    Synonyms : crowbar,  pry bar,  wrecking bar
Pry Meaning 4 : search or inquire in a meddlesome way

    Synonyms : horn in,  intrude,  nose,  poke
Pry Meaning 5 : be nosey

    Example : Don't pry into my personal matters!

How to Pronounce Pry

  • praɪ