Norris, Mrs.

Norris, Mrs.

Fanny’s aunt, the universal type of busybody. [Br. Lit.: Mansfield Park, Magill I, 562–564]
See: Gossip

Norris, Mrs.

interfering, spiteful, gossiping busybody. [Br. Lit.: Austen Mansfield Park in Magill I, 562]
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