HyperDic: officious

English > 1 sense of the word officious:
ADJECTIVEallofficious, interfering, meddlesome, meddling, busy, busybodiedintrusive in a meddling or offensive manner
English > officious: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningintrusive in a meddling or offensive manner.
Example "bustling about self-importantly making an officious nuisance of himself"
Synonymsinterfering, meddlesome, meddling, busy, busybodied
Broaderintrusivetending to intrude (especially upon privacy)
Spanishcurioso, entremetido, entrometido, inoportuno, oficioso
Catalancuriós, oficiós, tafaner
Nounsofficiousnessaggressiveness as evidenced by intruding
Adverbsofficiouslyin an officious manner

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