he was very chatty and inquisitive about everything
Unduly curious about the affairs of others; prying
I didn't want to seem inquisitive
showing curiosity; "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"
(inquisitively) curiously: with curiosity; "the baby looked around curiously"
(Inquisitiveness) Curiosity (from Latin curiosus "careful, diligent, curious," akin to cura "care") is an emotion related to natural inquisitive behavior such as exploration, investigation, and learning, evident by observation in human and many animal species. ...
Eager to acquire knowledge; Too curious; overly interested; nosy
(Inquisitiveness) Evasion may be lowered when Valerie spots enemy units.
"The smell that rose from the saucepan was so powerful and exciting that they shut the window lest anybody outside should notice it and become inquisitive." (145) definition: curious and eager for knowledge. Maria p. 6