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[poo sh-fuh l]
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  1. self-assertive and aggressive; pushing.
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Origin of pushful

First recorded in 1895–1900; push + -ful
Related formspush·ful·ly, adverbpush·ful·ness, noun
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Related Words for pushful

presumptuous, brash, obnoxious, ambitious, assertive, bold, bumptious, forceful, loud, militant, obtrusive, officious, pushing, self-assertive, pushful

Examples from the Web for pushful

Historical Examples of pushful

  • He was a big man with a hard, pushful face and a great under jaw.

    The Ghost Girl

    H. De Vere Stacpoole

  • But these were slight difficulties for our brilliant “pushful” young man.

    Pickwickian Studies

    Percy Fitzgerald

  • Wells, like the pushful tradesman he is, has the very thing in his pocket.

  • No wonder the Fifth Symphony appeals so much to our virtuous and pushful middle-class audiences.

  • Directly I go away from here I shall make a list of my most really obstinate, pushful friends to help me.