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superserviceable

[soo-per-sur-vi-suh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. overly disposed to be of service; officious.
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Origin of superserviceable

First recorded in 1595–1605; super- + serviceable
Related formssu·per·serv·ice·a·ble·ness, nounsu·per·serv·ice·a·bly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for superserviceable

Historical Examples

  • The superserviceable police pretended early in the year to discover details, but the alleged complot was a pure figment.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

    William Milligan Sloane

  • At this juncture the superserviceable Mephistopheles of the Empire, Fouch, intervened.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

    William Milligan Sloane

  • For here, again, surprising as it may seem, it is necessary to be on our guard against a superserviceable activity.

    A Rambler's lease

    Bradford Torrey

  • The Investigator was Hamblin's organ, and Rawlings the superserviceable monkey.