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Meaning of BUMPTIOUS

Pronunciation:  'bumpshus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  offensively self-assertive
 

BUMPTIOUS is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: forward, self-assertive
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bump"tious\, a.
Self-conceited; forward; pushing. [Colloq.] --Halliwell.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aggressively self-confident, arrogant, audacious, biggety, brassy, brazen, challenging, cheeky, chesty, cocky, cold, conceited, contemptuous, contumelious, cool, daring, defiant, defying, derisive, disdainful, disregardful, familiar, forward, greatly daring, hubristic, immodest, impertinent, impudent, insolent, insulting, know-it-all, obtrusive, overpresumptuous, overweening, overwise, peacockish, peacocky, perk, perky, pert, presuming, presumptuous, procacious, puffed up, pushy, regardless of consequences, saucy, self-conceited, self-opinionated, smart-alecky, stuck-up, swelled-headed, uppish, uppity
 

 

 

 

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