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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Marked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative.

Usage examples (34)
  • Ronni could be abrasive, yes, let's use the term pushy, but ultimately, as her dinner invitation indicated, a good soul.
  • She called pushy parenting "the real modern disease".
  • While some colleagues remember her as "bubbly," others called her pushy and self-aggrandizing.
  • I have to tell you, when I went to Congress, my mother was a little bit pushy, which is how I got to where I am today. for more
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