Improper or unjustified involvement in a piece of litigation.

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  • Intermeddler — In ter*med dler, n. One who meddles with, or intrudes into, the affairs of others. Swift. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intermeddler — One who stirs up litigation. A person who officiously intrudes into a business to which he has no right. The distinction between an intermeddler and a trespasser is not in any case very great. Vassor v Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Co. 142 NC 68,… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • intermeddler — noun see intermeddle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • intermeddler — See intermeddle. * * * …   Universalium

  • intermeddler — noun One who intermeddles …   Wiktionary

  • intermeddler — n. one who meddles, one who interferes, one who concerns himself with the affairs of others …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intermeddler — in·ter·meddler …   English syllables

  • intermeddler — “+ noun 1. : one who intermeddles out of state intermeddlers 2. a. obsolete : intermediary b. obsolete …   Useful english dictionary

  • Officious intermeddler — An officious intermeddler is a person who voluntarily, and without request or pre existing legal duty, interjects themselves into the affairs of another, and then seeks remuneration for services or reimbursement. Example: Person A leaves for… …   Wikipedia

  • officious intermeddler — of·fi·cious in·ter·med·dler /ə fi shəs ˌin tər med əl ər/ n: one who unnecessarily meddles in the affairs of another and then seeks restitution or compensation for the beneficial results but who is barred from receiving it Merriam Webster’s… …   Law dictionary

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