[ poosh-ee ]
/ ˈpʊʃ i /
adjective, push·i·er, push·i·est. Informal.
obnoxiously forward or self-assertive.
nerve, familiarity, defiance, discourtesy, gall, temerity, spunk, chutzpah, overconfidence, guts, crust, presumptuousness, assumption, assurance, boldness, impertinence, incivility, sauciness, brazenness, forwardness
- puss in the corner
Origin of pushy
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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
/ (ˈpʊʃɪ) /
adjective pushier or pushiest informal
offensively assertive or forceful
aggressively or ruthlessly ambitious
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