officious Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   us   /əˈfɪʃ.əs/ disapproving
too ​eager to ​tellpeople what to do and having too high an ​opinion of ​your own ​importance: He's an officious little man and ​widelydisliked in the ​company.
adverb uk   us   /-li/
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of officious from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “officious”
in Chinese (Simplified) 爱指手画脚的,爱发号施令的, 自以为是的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 愛指手畫腳的,愛發號施令的, 自以為是的…
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