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pushy

adjective

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1 having or showing a bold forcefulness in the pursuit of a goal
  • he's usually very pushy about insinuating his own ideas into other people's projects

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2 thrusting oneself where one is not welcome or invited
  • the pushy cocktail waiter kept asking me if I wanted another drink, even though I hadn't finished the first one

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The first known use of pushy was in 1874

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“Pushy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pushy. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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