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bumptious

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bump·tious  (bmpshs)
adj.
Crudely or loudly assertive; pushy.

[Perhaps blend of bump and presumptuous.]

bumptious·ly adv.
bumptious·ness n.

bumptious (ˈbʌmpʃəs)
adj
1. offensively self-assertive or conceited
[C19: perhaps a blend of bump + fractious]
ˈbumptiously adv ˈbumptiousness n
bump•tious (ˈbʌmp ʃəs)

adj.
offensively self-assertive.
[1795–1805; bump + (frac) tious]
bump′tious•ly, adv.
bump′tious•ness, n.
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Adj.1.bumptious - offensively self-assertive
forward - used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline"

bumptious
Translations
bumptious [ˈbʌmpʃəs] ADJengreído, presuntuoso

bumptious [ˈbʌmpʃəs] adjsuffisant(e), prétentieux/euse

bumptious

bumptious [ˈbʌmpʃəs] adjarrogante, presuntuoso/a

bumptious (ˈbampʃəs) adjective
full of one's own importance. a very bumptious young man.


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