bumptious


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Related to bumptious: deplorable, unfathomable, stupendous

bump·tious

 (bŭmp′shəs)
adj.
Crudely or loudly assertive; pushy.

[Perhaps blend of bump and presumptuous.]

bump′tious·ly adv.
bump′tious·ness n.

bumptious

(ˈbʌmpʃəs)
adj
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
مُعْجَبٌ بِنَفْسِه، مَزْهو
domýšlivý
storsnudet
fennhéjázó
hrokafullur, stærilátur
pasipūtęs
pašapzinīgsuzpūtīgs

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.
References in classic literature ?
I was still annoyed at his bumptious style of conversation.
Hammerfield's judgment of Ernest, which was to the effect that he was "an insolent young puppy, made bumptious by a little and very inadequate learning.
You call yourself humble and sinful, but you are the most Bumptious of your sex.
It's just that he's an irrepressibly bumptious petrol-head.
Jack Docherty as bumptious Chief Cameron Miekelson is perfect.
The persistent and bumptious scherzo proved chock full of assertive humor.
Eddie Izzard showed he could play a bumptious straight man as well as he could avant garde comedy.
The former, a bumptious and insufferable character was played deadpan by tenor Cian Horrobin.
Contrastingly, the fact that this nether world is too good and perfect to be true makes some of its goody-goody denizens objects and targets of spoof and satire-so, a number of bumptious and puffed-up individuals and institutions in our own world are effectively and mirthfully-cut down to size!
The year 7 girls made a particularly fine impression as the orphans during the singing of "Food Glorious Food", while Tia Katona was a bumptious Mr Bumble as she sang "Oliver".
Try Matt Hancock (below) the bumptious, ambitious, attentionseeking oick who doubles up as Cabinet Office Minister.
Also returning from the original film is Nick Frost who - alongside Sophie Cookson, Rob Brydon and Sheridan Smith - plays a bumptious dwarf and gets most of the film's scant memorable lines.