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officious - Dictionary definition and meaning for word officious

(adj) intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner
Example Sentence
  • an interfering old woman
  • bustling about self-importantly making an officious nuisance of himself
  • busy about other people's business

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for officious

OFFICIOUS,the first part of the word sounds similar to office. Imagine a government office where people poke their nose in other's affairs, they are INTERFERING.
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by imajeeth

Offi(in offices)+cious(curious).. in offices ppl vl be curious for promotions so they vil be pushy in offering services
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by vickydgr8

excessive eagerness to do OFFicial work of OFFering service or advice..
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by muffisoni

In an office, people are always poking into (meddling with) others affairs, in a irritating manner.
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by passion2win

Imagine a police OFFICER that was so OFFICIOUS on the highway he made a car stop for several hours
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by itspossible

Off-ish in the office = because they're pushy with their services to get a promotion
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by Marise

read off as offering and cious as service so one hu offer his service
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by saravpreet.302

inclined towards making our mood off - OFFIng eaCh and every 1 Of US
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by rkhapare

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