pushy

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push·y

 (po͝osh′ē)
adj. push·i·er, push·i·est
Disagreeably aggressive or forward.

push′i·ly adv.
push′i·ness n.

pushy

(ˈpʊʃɪ)
adj, pushier or pushiest
1. offensively assertive or forceful
2. aggressively or ruthlessly ambitious
ˈpushily adv
ˈpushiness n

push•y

(ˈpʊʃ i)

adj. push•i•er, push•i•est.
obnoxiously forward or self-assertive.
[1935–40, Amer.]
push′i•ly, adv.
push′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pushy - marked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative; "an aggressive young executive"; "a pushful insurance agent"
ambitious - having a strong desire for success or achievement

pushy

pushy

adjective
Translations

pushy

[ˈpʊʃɪ] ADJ (pushier (compar) (pushiest (superl))) (pej) → agresivo, avasallador, prepotente (esp LAm)

pushy

[ˈpʊʃi] adj (pejorative) [person] → insistant(e)
a pushy, aggressive door-to-door salesman → un vendeur de porte à porte insistant et agressif
We didn't want to seem to be pushy parents
BUT Nous ne voulions pas passer pour des parents directifs.

pushy

adj (+er) (inf)penetrant (pej)

pushy

[ˈpʊʃɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam, pej) → troppo intraprendente
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Except that I might have perhaps been a rather bolder, pushier and more extravagant actor than I was.
Johnson pushed the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) through Congress, the uncle who lives on the shores of the Potomac has grown ever pushier, more certain that he knows best what American education needs and fonder of setting unattainable goals accompanied by ever-more-burdensome regulations.
We've blamed ourselves because men are violent, we've blamed ourselves because men are pushier at getting their way at work, we've blamed ourselves because they can't be expected to juggle a demanding job and help out at home.
On The Fall Jones' music grew pushier, bringing in more electric guitar and even some distortion.
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For example, the US is pushier than the EU on the issue of steering Europe away from buying Russian oil and gas.