Pronunciation: (u-fish'us), [key]
1. objectionably aggressive in offering one's unrequested and unwanted services, help, or advice; meddlesome: an officious person.
2. marked by or proceeding from such forwardness: officious interference.
3. Obs.ready to serve; obliging.
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