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bumptious

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having a feeling of superiority that shows itself in an overbearing attitude
  • a bumptious young man whose family wealth gave him a sense of entitlement

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“Bumptious.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bumptious. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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