Textual thesaurus for "pry"

(noun) crowbar, wrecking bar, pry bar

a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge

(verb) prise, prize, jimmy, lever

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

(verb) prise

make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry

They pried the information out of him

(verb) nose, horn in, intrude, poke

search or inquire in a meddlesome way

This guy is always nosing around the office