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How to use bumptious in a sentence

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
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BUMPTIOUS

  • arrogant
  • brash
  • bumptious
  • certain
  • conceited
  • confident
  • egotistical
  • hotdogging
  • hotshot
  • hubristic
  • know-it-all
  • lordly
  • nervy
  • overconfident
  • overweening
  • positive
  • presumptuous
  • self-confident
  • smart aleck
  • smart guy
  • smarty
  • smarty pants
  • sure
  • swaggering
  • swollen-headed
  • vain
  • wise guy
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