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officious
used in David Copperfield

2 uses
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Definition intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner
  • I was heavier at heart when I packed up such of my books and clothes as still remained there to be sent to Dover, than I cared to show to Uriah Heep; who was so officious to help me, that I uncharitably thought him mighty glad that I was going.
    Chapters 19-21 (22% in)
  • 'As you didn't understand me, Master Copperfield,' resumed Uriah in the same officious manner, 'I may take the liberty of umbly mentioning, being among friends, that I have called Doctor Strong's attention to the goings-on of Mrs. Strong.
    Chapters 40-42 (75% in)

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