Word Meaning

Assertive of authority in a domineering way, especially with regard to trivial matters

Part Of Speech:

Adjective

Synonyms:

Self-important   Bumptious   Self-assertive   Overbearing   Overzealous  

Antonyms:

Self-effacing  

Sentences

  • The hotel manager in Gansu is officious, just like the clean, well-appointed government facility she oversees.

  • These officious intermeddlers from Hollywood have no regard for baseball or its rich history of patriotism, and they have no business being at the Hall of Fame.

  • Mnemonics



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      Officious

      Rajnish Kumar

      OFFICIOUS, the first part of the word sounds similar to office. Imagine a government office where people poke their nose in other's affairs, they are INTERFERING.

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