- obnoxiously forward or self-assertive.
Origin of pushy
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brazen, brash, cheeky.
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Examples from the Web for pushy
He made his motion picture debut as the pushy campaign worker in Taxi Driver.The Stacks: The Inimitable Albert Brooks Caught at the Dawn of His Movie Career
April 13, 2014
In any case, Burgess likes to rail against these pushy liberals and their tricky, communistic light bulbs.The GOP’s Relentless Crusade to Save America From Commie Light Bulbs
January 17, 2014
Fleet Street commentary at the time described him as the “pushy Yank” who became a celebrity out of sheer force of personality.America’s Power Brothers: Ezekiel Emanuel on the Famous Three
April 4, 2013
Coaches also have to deal with pushy parents and demanding superiors.Is Your Kid’s Coach Too Mean?
April 3, 2013
Pushy, combative behavior used to be embraced in professional basketball.Rajon Rondo: NBA’s Most Valuable Rebel
December 2, 2012
- offensively assertive or forceful
- aggressively or ruthlessly ambitious
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Word Origin and History for pushy
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