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adjective as in aggressive, offensive

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Be present, not pushy, and see whether you and the mom can find you a loving, respectful place in your granddaughter’s life.

This is yet another example of Google getting “pushy” — just look at the Discover feed.

Publishers have gotten a lot pushier about marketing their news subscriptions lately.

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At this point I became pushy with the collaboration … because LUNA could measure this reaction exactly.

For instance, there’s a scene where a pushy Lorenz takes a mouth swab from Mia, who hasn’t exactly consented.

He made his motion picture debut as the pushy campaign worker in Taxi Driver.

In any case, Burgess likes to rail against these pushy liberals and their tricky, communistic light bulbs.

Fleet Street commentary at the time described him as the “pushy Yank” who became a celebrity out of sheer force of personality.

Coaches also have to deal with pushy parents and demanding superiors.

Pushy, combative behavior used to be embraced in professional basketball.


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On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pushy, such as: ambitious, assertive, brash, obnoxious, presumptuous, and bold.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.