Translation of "officious" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /əˈfɪʃ.əs/ us /əˈfɪʃ.əs/ disapproving

too eager to tell people what to do and having too high an opinion of your own importance

He’s an officious little man and widely disliked in the company.
officiously adverb uk /əˈfɪʃ.ə us /əˈfɪʃ.ə
officiousness noun [ no plural ] uk /əˈfɪʃ.əs.nəs/ us /əˈfɪʃ.əs.nəs/

(Translation of “officious” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)