Definition of pushy in English:

pushy

adjective

  • Excessively or unpleasantly self-assertive or ambitious.

    • ‘Customer service at this shack included a classy belch and the most obnoxious and pushy service of the night.’
    • ‘You want to advertise as much as possible for yourself without being too pushy or offensive.’
    • ‘There are arrogant, pushy experts in every area of ‘popular culture’ these days.’
    • ‘How could it not when Cuff is a pushy, overbearing writer for The Globe and Mail?’
    • ‘Adding that third oxygen atom makes ozone a very pushy and highly obnoxious little molecule.’
    • ‘She really wanted to know what happened but she didn't want to seem so obnoxious and pushy about it.’
    • ‘About his future, he is rather pushy and choosy at the same time.’
    • ‘I crave that definitive strategy created by pushy parents, by ambitious teachers.’
    • ‘BT has introduced new privacy measures to protect punters from annoying phone calls from pushy salespeople.’
    • ‘But pushy Michael somehow convinces them to turn off the sound and starts banging on an old upright piano.’
    • ‘No doubt she managed to do it without seeming pushy or offensive.’
    • ‘I am not a pushy tourist, or even American, for that matter, but I thought the man had some nerve.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘She is ambitious but too pushy even for parliamentary circles.’
    • ‘She's pushy, arrogant, obnoxious, unbelievably abrasive, and not nearly as cute as she thinks she is.’
    • ‘For many of us, these words describe someone who is ambitious-and maybe even pushy.’
    • ‘His letter was just so nice and so simple, not pushy or anything.’
    • ‘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.’
    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/