Definition of bumptiously in English:

bumptiously

adverb

  • See bumptious

    • ‘They also acted their parts as classically as the admirable comedians interfered bumptiously with all the sobriety, and Phillip Addis must be commended for his singing as well.’
    • ‘They disported themselves bumptiously, like they were aces.’
    • ‘One of the real dangers the BJP Government has created is the rise of intolerant and bellicose people who bumptiously air their views.’
    • ‘This is bumptiously funky, respectably organic and engaging music that truly aspires to get young children excited about jazz.’
    • ‘I do not think that ever again has that hopeful, almost bumptiously hopeful, atmosphere reappeared in this country.’

Pronunciation

bumptiously

/ˈbʌmpʃəsli/