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pushy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of pushy

  1. 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 Synonyms of pushy ambitious, assertive, enterprising, fierce, go-getting, high-pressure, in-your-face, militant, aggressive, self-asserting, self-assertiveWords Related to pushy argumentative, bellicose, belligerent, combative, contentious, discordant, disputatious, gladiatorial, militant, pugnacious, quarrelsome, trigger-happy, truculent, warlike; hyperaggressive, overambitious; dynamic, energetic, enterprising, gung ho, hustling, strenuous, vigorous; emphatic, obtrusive; adventuresome, adventurous, daring, dashing, emboldened, gutsy, venturesome, venturous; audacious, bold, brash, brassy, bumptious, cheeky, cocksure, cocky, confident, determined, forward, impudent, insolent, overconfident, presumptuous, unapologetic, unsubdued, unyielding; bare-knuckle (also bare-knuckled or bare-knuckles), feisty, scrappy; dominating, domineering, imperious, lordly, magisterial, overbearingNear Antonyms of pushy easygoing, laid-back, relaxed; acquiescent, amenable, compliant, deferential, docile, resigned, submissive, tractable, yielding; cowering, cringing, groveling (or grovelling), shrinking; bashful, demure, diffident, humble, lowly, meek, mild, modest, mousy (or mousey), overmodest, passive, quiet, reserved, retiring, shy, subdued, timid, unobtrusive; obsequious, servile, slavish, subservientAntonyms of pushy ambitionless, low-pressure, nonassertive, unaggressive, unambitious, unassertive, unenterprising

  2. 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 Synonyms of pushy busy, interfering, intruding, meddlesome, meddling, nosy (or nosey), obtrusive, officious, presuming, presumptuous, protrusive, prying, pushing, intrusive, snoopyWords Related to pushy bold, brazen, bumptious, impertinent, impudent, insolent, rude; invading, trespassing; curious, inquisitive; annoying, harassing, pestiferous; overbearing, superserviceableNear Antonyms of pushy hands-off; uninvolved; quiet, reclusive, reserved, reticent, retiring, silent, taciturn, withdrawn; inhibited, restrained, subduedAntonyms of pushy unobtrusive



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