overofficious

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ officious

Adjective[edit]

overofficious (comparative more overofficious, superlative most overofficious)

  1. Excessively officious or inclined to meddle.
    • 1697, Jeremy Collier, Essays upon Several Moral Subjects
      over-officious Truth

References[edit]

overofficious” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.