pushing

adjective push·ing \ ˈpu̇-shiŋ \

Definition of pushing

1 : marked by ambition, energy, enterprise, and initiative
2 : marked by tactless forwardness or officious intrusiveness

Examples of pushing in a Sentence

  1. among the young associates at the law firm, he was unmistakably the most pushing

  2. the sort of sycophantic, pushing man on the make that everyone loves to hate

First Known Use of pushing

1677

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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