presuming

adjective pre·sum·ing \ pri-ˈzü-miŋ \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of presuming

presumingly

play \pri-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.

First Known Use of presuming

15th century

presuming Synonyms



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up presuming? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to make fruitful or productive

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Star Wars Words Quiz

  • cu-jedi-training
  • The bounty portion of bounty hunters (such as Boba Fett) comes from a Latin word meaning
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!