prying - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate prying

prying is hyphenated as pry-ing

How to pronounce prying

prying is pronounced ´p r äɪɪŋ

Number of syllables in prying

The number of syllables in prying is 2

What part of speech in prying?

prying can be an adjective or a verb participle

How common in the word prying?

prying is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does prying convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'prying'

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Common collocations before 'prying'

across, any, away, back, before, day, down, has, know, like, men, room, through, want, way

Words with similar spelling to prying

crying, drying, trying

Common Verb Collocations of prying

avoid, be, can, come, conceal, curse, detect, do, escape, expose, go, have, know, mean, mock, peep, persist, poke, secure, see, seem, should, sneer, talk, tattle, think, want, will, 're, 's

Common Conjunction Collocations of prying

and, but, or