Definition of pushy in English:

pushy

Pronunciation /ˈpo͝oSHē/ /ˈpʊʃi/

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adjectivepushier, pushiest

  • Excessively or unpleasantly self-assertive or ambitious.

    ‘a pushy salesperson’
    • ‘I didn't want too appear too pushy’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘For many of us, these words describe someone who is ambitious-and maybe even pushy.’
    • ‘There are arrogant, pushy experts in every area of ‘popular culture’ these days.’
    • ‘Maybe it's time we dropped the charade and accepted that we're as brash and pushy as any New York cabbie ever was.’
    • ‘Customer service at this shack included a classy belch and the most obnoxious and pushy service of the night.’
    • ‘No doubt she managed to do it without seeming pushy or offensive.’
    • ‘There they stand, head and shoulders above all others, some aggressive and pushy, others large and showy.’
    • ‘How could it not when Cuff is a pushy, overbearing writer for The Globe and Mail?’
    • ‘I found him to be arrogant, pushy and frankly from the picture he sent me unattractive.’
    • ‘BT has introduced new privacy measures to protect punters from annoying phone calls from pushy salespeople.’
    • ‘Adding that third oxygen atom makes ozone a very pushy and highly obnoxious little molecule.’
    • ‘She really wanted to know what happened but she didn't want to seem so obnoxious and pushy about it.’
    • ‘You want to advertise as much as possible for yourself without being too pushy or offensive.’
    • ‘His letter was just so nice and so simple, not pushy or anything.’
    • ‘About his future, he is rather pushy and choosy at the same time.’
    • ‘Once home educators were dismissed as either hippies or pushy middle class parents living vicariously through their offspring.’
    • ‘I am not a pushy tourist, or even American, for that matter, but I thought the man had some nerve.’
    • ‘But pushy Michael somehow convinces them to turn off the sound and starts banging on an old upright piano.’
    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
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