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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: officious(0.00995 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to officious.
English → English (WordNet)
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” [syn: interfering, meddlesome, meddling,
English → English (gcide)
Officious \Of*fi"cious\, a. [L. officiosus: cf. F. officieux.
1. Pertaining to, or being in accordance with, duty. [R.]
If there were any lie in the case, it could be no
more than an officious and venial one. --Note on
2. Disposed to serve; kind; obliging. [Archaic]
Yet not to earth are those bright luminaries
They were tolerably well bred, very officious,
humane, and hospitable. --Burke.
3. Importunately interposing services; intermeddling in
affairs in which one has no concern; meddlesome.
You are too officious
In her behalf that scorns your services. --Shak.
Syn: Impertinent; meddling. See Impertinent.
[1913 Webster] -- Of*fi"cious*ly, adv. --