Definition of pushy in English:

pushy

adjective

  • Excessively or unpleasantly self-assertive or ambitious.

    ‘a pushy salesperson’
    ‘I didn't want too appear too pushy’
    • ‘She's pushy, arrogant, obnoxious, unbelievably abrasive, and not nearly as cute as she thinks she is.’
    • ‘Once home educators were dismissed as either hippies or pushy middle class parents living vicariously through their offspring.’
    • ‘I crave that definitive strategy created by pushy parents, by ambitious teachers.’
    • ‘Adding that third oxygen atom makes ozone a very pushy and highly obnoxious little molecule.’
    • ‘His letter was just so nice and so simple, not pushy or anything.’
    • ‘For many of us, these words describe someone who is ambitious-and maybe even pushy.’
    • ‘Customer service at this shack included a classy belch and the most obnoxious and pushy service of the night.’
    • ‘There they stand, head and shoulders above all others, some aggressive and pushy, others large and showy.’
    • ‘No doubt she managed to do it without seeming pushy or offensive.’
    • ‘I found him to be arrogant, pushy and frankly from the picture he sent me unattractive.’
    • ‘She is ambitious but too pushy even for parliamentary circles.’
    • ‘About his future, he is rather pushy and choosy at the same time.’
    • ‘BT has introduced new privacy measures to protect punters from annoying phone calls from pushy salespeople.’
    • ‘How could it not when Cuff is a pushy, overbearing writer for The Globe and Mail?’
    • ‘I am not a pushy tourist, or even American, for that matter, but I thought the man had some nerve.’
    • ‘There are arrogant, pushy experts in every area of ‘popular culture’ these days.’
    • ‘But pushy Michael somehow convinces them to turn off the sound and starts banging on an old upright piano.’
    • ‘She really wanted to know what happened but she didn't want to seem so obnoxious and pushy about it.’
    • ‘Maybe it's time we dropped the charade and accepted that we're as brash and pushy as any New York cabbie ever was.’
    • ‘You want to advertise as much as possible for yourself without being too pushy or offensive.’
    assertive, thrusting, pushing, ambitious, driven, aggressive, forceful, forward, obtrusive, bold, brash, bumptious, arrogant, officious, bossy, presumptuous, full of oneself, self-assertive, overbearing, domineering, confident, overconfident, cocksure
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Pronunciation

pushy

/ˈpʊʃi/