Eager to acquire knowledge.
prying, inquisitive or curious in other’s affairs; tending to snoop or meddle
‘They built tall fences, yet the nosy neighbors always seemed to know everything about them.’;
Too curious; overly interested; nosy.
A look at something to satisfy one's curiosity.
‘I might wander down to the construction site for a nosy at what they're building.’;
Disposed to ask questions, especially in matters which do not concern the inquirer.
‘A wise man is not inquisitive about things impertinent.’;
Offensively or intrusively curious; prying; nosey; as, he flipped through my letters in his nosy way.
Given to examination, investigation, or research; searching; curious.
‘A young, inquisitive, and sprightly genius.’; ‘[We] curious are to hear,What happens new.’; ‘This folio of four pages [a newspaper], happy work!Which not even critics criticise; that holdsInquisitive attention, while I read.’; ‘Nor need we with a prying eye surveyThe distant skies, to find the Milky Way.’;
offensively curious or inquisitive;
‘curious about the neighbor's doings’; ‘he flipped through my letters in his nosy way’; ‘prying eyes’; ‘the snoopy neighbor watched us all day’;
A person who is inquisitive; one curious in research.
‘if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive’; ‘raised a speculative eyebrow’;
inquiring or appearing to inquire;
‘an inquiring look’; ‘the police are proverbially inquisitive’;