Definitions for officiousəˈfɪʃ əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. interfering, meddlesome, meddling, officious, busy, busybodied(adj)

    intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner

    "an interfering old woman"; "bustling about self-importantly making an officious nuisance of himself"; "busy about other people's business"


  1. officious(Adjective)

    obliging, attentive, eager to please

  2. officious(Adjective)

    Offensively intrusive or interfering

  3. Origin: 16th Century, from officiosus, from officium.

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