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 29 May 2023.
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The Effin Word. (n.d.). Officious. In The Effin Word. Retrieved May 29, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/officious