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officious

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  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superserviceableNear Antonyms hands-off; uninvolved; quiet, reclusive, reserved, reticent, retiring, silent, taciturn, withdrawn; inhibited, restrained, subduedAntonyms unobtrusive

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