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Definition of the adjective pushy

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Pushy is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: more pushy / pushier | most pushy / pushiest

  1. marked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative
    • examples: Everybody knew that she was being pushy. | You need to stop being so pushy. | I don't want to seem pushy. | I didn't want to seem pushy. | Tom's pushy. | You were pushy. | I can't believe you think I'm pushy.
    • synonym of pushy: pushful
    • similar: ambitious

Alternative definition of the adjective pushy


  1. Aggressively ambitious; overly assertive, bold or determined.


Pushy is a fictional character from the 2011 film Blue Crush 2.

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Google previewThe Million Word Crossword Dictionary (2010)

by Stanley Newman, Daniel Stark

9 ipse dixit assertive: 4 firm, sure 5 bossy, macho, pushy 7 assured, certain, decided, forward 8 decisive, emphatic, forceful, ...

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

self-interested, self-concerned, selfish, calculating, grasping, greedy, pushing, pushy, self-indulgent, opportunistic, acquisitive, on the make. ant selfless, generous, altruistic, charitable. self-sufficient adj. SELF-RELIANT. self-supporting adj.

Google previewA classical dictionary of Hindu mythology and religion, geography, history and literature (1879)

by John Dowson

Pushy a, 313. Put — Manda-pala, Pn'thi. Puti-mn'ttika — Naraka. Put- karl — Bhogavatl. Put-karl — Saras watL Raga-la<a = Rati. Raga-vn'nta = Kama.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Asian American Issues Today (2010)

by Edith Wen-Chu Chen, Grace J. Yoo

While this might be viewed as a model minority image, this asserted identity is intended to challenge the widespread stereotypes of Korean Americans as money-hungry, short-tempered, pushy, and sexually promiscuous (young women ) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Lesbian Histories and Cultures (2013)

by Bonnie Zimmerman

All three are maligned as loud, nagging, whiny, pushy, hostile, coarse, rude, clannish, and physically ugly. All supposedly use guilt to manipulate others. In addition, lesbian feminists and Jewish mothers are labeled oversensitive, hystericaL ...

Google previewSpiritualized Dictionary (1997)

by Satsvarūpa Dāsa Gosvāmī

Perpetual kids, rosy-faced, virginal girls and boyish men, generally cheerful, a little pushy. Cultists. Maybe it implies the youthfulness of Krsna consciousness, that youthfulness that's mad enough to keep you going out in your orange bedsheets ...

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Quotes about pushy

Whoever feels predestined to see and not to believe will find all believers too noisy and pushy: he guards against them. (Friedrich Nietzsche)
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Scrabble value of P3U1S1H4Y4

The value of this 5-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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