pushing

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push·ing

 (po͝osh′ĭng)
adj.
1. Energetic; enterprising.
2. Aggressive; forward; presuming.

push′ing·ly adv.

pushing

(ˈpʊʃɪŋ)
adj
1. enterprising, resourceful, or aggressively ambitious
2. impertinently self-assertive
adv
almost or nearly (a certain age, speed, etc): pushing fifty.
ˈpushingly adv
ˈpushingness n

push•ing

(ˈpʊʃ ɪŋ)

adj.
1. enterprising and energetic; forceful; ambitious.
2. tactlessly or officiously aggressive.
[1520–30]

pushing

  • centrifugal, centripetal - Centrifugal force pulls away or pushes outward; centripetal draws toward or pulls inward.
  • cow tipping - A widely frowned-upon activity whereby one knocks over a sleeping cow (which sleeps standing up) by pushing on its side.
  • exert - Can refer to a seed's pushing out or up.
  • crowd - Its underlying notion is of "pushing, pressing," from Old English crudan, "press."
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pushing - the act of applying force in order to move something awaypushing - the act of applying force in order to move something away; "he gave the door a hard push"; "the pushing is good exercise"
actuation, propulsion - the act of propelling
depression - pushing down; "depression of the space bar on the typewriter"
nudge, jog - a slight push or shake
pressing, pressure, press - the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure; "he gave the button a press"; "he used pressure to stop the bleeding"; "at the pressing of a button"
shove - the act of shoving (giving a push to someone or something); "he gave the door a shove"
boost - the act of giving a push; "he gave her a boost over the fence"
Translations
pushing

pushing

(inf)
adjpenetrant (pej)

pushing

[ˈpʊʃɪŋ]
1. prep (fam) (almost) → quasi
she is pushing 50 (fam) → va per i 50
2. adj (enterprising) → intraprendente (pej) → arrivista