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officious

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of officious

  1. thrusting oneself where one is not welcome or invited <an officious little man who was always telling everyone else how to do their jobs> Synonyms busy, interfering, intruding, meddlesome, meddling, nosy (or nosey), obtrusive, intrusive, presuming, presumptuous, protrusive, prying, pushing, pushy, snoopyRelated Words bold, brazen, bumptious, impertinent, impudent, insolent, rude; invading, trespassing; curious, inquisitive; annoying, harassing, pestiferous; overbearing, superserviceableNear Antonyms hands-off; uninvolved; quiet, reclusive, reserved, reticent, retiring, silent, taciturn, withdrawn; inhibited, restrained, subduedAntonyms unobtrusive


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