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marplot (noun) – An officious meddler whose interference compromises the success of an undertaking.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : The noun marplot is a combination of the verb mar ?to damage, spoil? and its direct object, the noun plot, formed like the noun pickpocket. Marplot is a character in a farce, The Busie Body, written by Susanna Centlivre, c1667-1723, an English actress, poet, and playwright, and produced in 1709. In the play Marplot is a well-meaning busybody who meddles in and ruins the romantic affairs of his friends.