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 Dictionary entry overview: What does presumptuous mean? 

PRESUMPTUOUS (adjective)
  The adjective PRESUMPTUOUS has 1 sense:

1. excessively forward

  Familiarity information: PRESUMPTUOUS used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

PRESUMPTUOUS (adjective)

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Excessively forward


assuming; assumptive; presumptuous

Context examples:

an assumptive person / on a subject like this it would be too assuming for me to decide / the duchess would not put up with presumptuous servants


forward (used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty)

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