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presuming

adjective

Definition of presuming

presumingly

play \-ˈzü-miŋ-lē\ adverb


Examples of presuming in a sentence

  1. <it's rather presuming of you to expect to be our first choice for the award>

  2. <I thought it presuming of him to think that we would invite him along.>



15th Century

First Known Use of presuming

15th century



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