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pushy Line breaks: pushy
Pronunciation: /ˈpʊʃi/

Definition of pushy in English:

adjective (pushier, pushiest)

Excessively or unpleasantly self-assertive or ambitious: a pushy salesperson I didn’t want too appear too pushy
More example sentences
  • She is ambitious but too pushy even for parliamentary circles.
  • She's pushy, arrogant, obnoxious, unbelievably abrasive, and not nearly as cute as she thinks she is.
  • I crave that definitive strategy created by pushy parents, by ambitious teachers.
Synonyms
assertive, thrusting, pushing, ambitious, driven, aggressive, forceful, forward, obtrusive, bold, brash, bumptious, arrogant, officious, bossy, presumptuous, full of oneself, self-assertive, overbearing, domineering, confident, overconfident, cocksure;
informalcocky
North American informalbadass
rarepushful

Derivatives

pushily

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • Number 24 loomed rather pushily over the houses around and opposite it.

pushiness

2
Pronunciation: /ˈpʊʃɪnəs/
noun
Example sentences
  • I had not yet learned to be bothered by the crowds and the heat and the pushiness.
  • Annoyed with her pushiness Trent sighed saying, ‘Lily I am going somewhere else for Christmas.’
  • She suddenly regretted her forceful behavior and her pushiness.

Words that rhyme with pushy

bushy, cushy

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