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synonyms for bumptious

  • arrogant
  • cocksure
  • conceited
  • egotistic
  • egotistical
  • forward
  • full of oneself
  • loud
  • obnoxious
  • pushy
See also synonyms for: bumptiousness
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antonyms for bumptious

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  • humble
  • modest
  • uncertain
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How to use bumptious in a sentence

Watson later tried to buddy up to Wilkins at a cocktail party, but the socially awkward Wilkins did his best to avoid the bumptious American.
ONE OF THE MOST EGREGIOUS RIPOFFS IN THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE - ISSUE 107: THE EDGEKEVIN BERGEROCTOBER 20, 2021NAUTILUS
Bumptious little man, and yet—and yet there's something in him.
THE MONEY MASTER, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
The court was thrown into amazement, and even Bumptious quailed before the fist of the mighty Jorrocks.
JORROCKS' JAUNTS AND JOLLITIESROBERT SMITH SURTEES
She was always—not exactly proud like, but what I calls Bumptious.
MY NOVEL, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
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