Definition of pushy in English:

pushy

adjective

  • Excessively or unpleasantly self-assertive or ambitious.

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

pushy

/ˈpo͝oSHē/