Definition of pushy in English:

pushy

adjective

  • Excessively or unpleasantly self-assertive or ambitious.

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

/ˈpo͝oSHē//ˈpʊʃi/