Simple Definition of bumptious
: proud or confident in a loud and rude way that annoys other people
Full Definition of bumptious
: presumptuously, obtusely, and often noisily self-assertive : obtrusive
Examples of bumptious
<a bumptious young man whose family wealth gave him a sense of entitlement>
Origin of bumptious
1bump + -tious (as in fractious)
First Known Use: 1803
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