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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. officious: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. officious: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. officious: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. officious: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. officious: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. officious: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Officious, officious: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. officious: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. officious: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. officious: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. officious: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. officious: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. officious: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Officious, officious: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. officious: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. officious: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. Officious: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Officious: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. officious: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. officious: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. officious: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. officious: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. officious: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. officious: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  25. officious: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  26. officious: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. officious: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. officious: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. officious: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. officious: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. officious: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]
  2. officious, officious: A Word A Day [home, info]

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adjective:  intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner ("Bustling about self-importantly making an officious nuisance of himself")

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Phrases that include officious:   officious intermeddler, officious bystander test, officious intermeddlers more...

Words similar to officious:   busy, busybodied, interfering, meddlesome, meddling, officiously, officiousness, more...

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