Meaning: If someone is nosing around, they're looking around in order to find information about something.Synonym: nose about (British), poke around (informal)
- nose around sth Tax inspectors are nosing around our office and checking our accounts, looking for any mistakes or problems.
- be nosing around Celebrities have to be careful about what they say or do in public. Reporters are always nosing around, hoping to get a sensational story about one of them.
Some health inspectors came to our restaurant yesterday, and they were nosing around the kitchen looking for