- obnoxiously forward or self-assertive.
Origin of pushy
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brazen, brash, cheeky.
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Examples from the Web for pushiness
Thus we are left with spatio-temporal positions, and what I may term the ‘pushiness’ of the body.The Concept of Nature
Alfred North Whitehead
- offensively assertive or forceful
- aggressively or ruthlessly ambitious
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Word Origin and History for pushiness
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