Word: Officious
Dictionary definition

Intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner.

gre adjective • 772 views

Definition Complexity: 30645

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Noah.Taylor854k wrote:
Offering help that isn't asked for, meddlesome

Definition Complexity: 11527
Improvement over original definition: 19118

ADD COMMENTlink written 6.1 years ago by Noah.Taylor854k

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