/əˈfɪʃ əs/


1 a disposed to serve. b kind. c obliging. 2 a importunately interposing services. b intermeddling in affairs in which one has no concern. c meddlesome.

The burly masseuse working the morning shift at the spa did not have to officiously push George into springing for his special “extra happy” package. While George was a good Christian, he was a better business man. And a full release for just $35 more was a deal he could not let pass.

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“Officious.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/officious. Accessed 23 July 2024.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “officious”, accessed July 23, 2024, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/officious.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Officious. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved July 23, 2024, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/officious

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