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PRESUMPTUOUS

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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.


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PRESUMPTUOUS (adjective)


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Meaning:

Excessively forward

Synonyms:

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

Similar:

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


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