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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.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Pushy

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Google previewAuslan Children's Picture Dictionary (2007)

by Lee Bilby

Pushy. How to sign it : With both hands flat, fingers upwards, palms facing forward, move hands forward . Respectful How to sign it : With one hand flat. 34 Size, texture, appearance, distance.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

®pushy, ̄. ®forward, ̄. ®demanding ̄. being accepted as part of the concept of assertiveness. act fulfillment 1. In psychotherapy, reenacting a traumatic situation correctively, producing more satisfactory results. 2. In psychodrama, the ...

Google previewDictionary of Jewish Usage (2005)

A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms by Sol Steinmetz

An overaggressive, pushy person; a braggart. From Yiddish shvitser, literally, 'sweaty man.' sichah or sicha, plural sichot. A talk; lecture. tafsik! 'Stop it!' teudah or tenda. A diploma. tiynl. A stroll or walk; hike; excursion. tochnit. Program ...

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

by Sidney L. Landau

pushy, impertinent, self-assertive, opinionated, presumptuous, assertive, contentious, bossy, brash, bold, forward, bumptious, officious. ant. 1 lazy, sluggish, inert, unambitious. 2 modest, deferential, self- effacing, humble, mousy. pushover n.

Google previewThe Million Word Crossword Dictionary (2010)

by Stanley Newman, Daniel Stark

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

demanding, insistent, presuming 10 aggressive, commanding, peremptory not ~: 5 timid too ~: 5 bossy, pushy Asser, ...

Google previewShorter Slang Dictionary (2003)

by Paul Beale, Eric Partridge

pushy thrusting, forceful, aggressively assertive or ambitious. Since.

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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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