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Definitions and Synonyms of officious | Another word for officious | What is officious?

Definition 1: intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where officious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for officious in the sense of this definition

(officious is similar to ...) tending to intrude (especially upon privacy)

"she felt her presence there was intrusive"

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