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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an arrogant manner.

Usage examples (16)
  • He behaved rather bumptiously and offended the hostess
  • Adjective : a bumptious young upstart
  • Canellos is bumptiously content with the White Houses protestations of innocence in this matter.
  • The logs of each proprietor, detected by their marks, pay toll as they pass the gates and rush bumptiously down the flood. for more
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