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


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