Translation of bumptious in Spanish:


engreído, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈbəm(p)ʃəs/ /ˈbʌm(p)ʃəs/


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    creído informal
    • This bumptious charlatan then presumes to lecture others on issues of morality and governance.
    • When the bill arrived at one table of four, one particularly bumptious oaf grabbed it, held it aloft, and started braying to his companions: ‘Guess how much!’
    • Can I say that about content on my own site without sounding bumptious?
    • Buster will be in Edinburgh again this year, more bumptious than ever, because the bestseller - as well as being translated into German, French, Italian and Magyar - is now available in Japanese.
    • I followed my climbing partner, a bumptious 56-year-old Catholic priest from Glasgow, Scotland, up our fourth alpine face in three days.
    • To me it also leaves open whether he actually did think it was a good book but didn't want to sound bumptious.
    • And the Jersey driver remains a prominent folk devil all over the Northeast: bumptious, heedless, hostile and barely competent.
    • No, that was an era full of bumptious government employees and crazed moralistic zealots forever threatening to incarcerate the peasantry, largely on some kind of trumped up charge or other.
    • He came as a bumptious outsider to the Alberta Tories but soon elbowed his way to the top, winning the leadership as a rookie MP.
    • And the authorities can't be fooled into making bumptious statements because they're all media-savvy now.
    • This bumptious bloke is either a nonentity or is likely to be a nuisance - never heard of his name among the boss's acquaintances.
    • He is, accordingly, by turns bumptious, diffident, selfish, generous, thoughtless, befuddled and acute.
    • He was rude, aggressive, invasive and just about as bumptious a little man as it's ever been my misfortune to meet.
    • At the time of Britpop, he appeared just another brash and bumptious pop star with plenty of flash and attitude.
    • In fact, they seem determined to recreate the bawdy, bumptious atmosphere of a redneck boozer.
    • Personally I deal with bumptious chuckleheads with attitudes like this every day.
    • How he could let these bumptious bimbos into his home to slag off and chuck out most of his wardrobe is a mystery to me.
    • We may be perky and bumptious and relatively youthful, but a lot of us are quite tired of working.
    • And even if Mozart was an often bumptious prankster, I cannot buy Shaffer's unhinged buffoon, especially when Michael Sheen, camping sky-high, is disgraceful in the early clownish sequences and creepy in the later pathetic ones.
    • Graeme Kent tells the story of how more than 30 fighters - the Great White Hopes, though most of them were no more than second-rate brawlers - who tried to dump the bumptious champion on his backside only to suffer that fate themselves.