ufficioso

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Italian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin officiōsus, equivalent to ufficio (office, service) +‎ -oso (-ous, -y).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /uf.fiˈtʃo.so/, /uf.fiˈtʃo.zo/
  • Rhymes: -oso, -ozo
  • Hyphenation: uf‧fi‧ció‧so

Adjective[edit]

ufficioso (feminine singular ufficiosa, masculine plural ufficiosi, feminine plural ufficiose)

  1. (rare, literary) gentle, dutiful, kind
    Synonyms: cortese, gentile, servizievole
  2. unofficial, off-the-record
    Antonym: ufficiale

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