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pushy

Aggressive, insistent, or domineering in a forward or disagreeable manner. I hate these pushy salespeople who won't take no for an answer. Tom is always so pushy, as if his ideas are always the best.

pushy

mod. very aggressive in dealing with other people. Stop being so pushy! Who do you think you are?
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The move is part of a wider assault on pushy parents - the union will also call for parents to stop recording conversations with teachers and ask politicians to drop the term 'parent power' - but the drive to rid the roads of 4x4s will surely win the ATL a gold star from many.
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You cannot blame Lewis for wanting to run his own life - and you might regard his dad as the ultimate pushy parent.
FIONA, I totally agree with you about pushy parents.
The poll found 90 per cent have had pushy salesmen at the door or on the phone, while 82 per cent had received repeated calls from the same firm despite telling them they were not interested.
PUSHY parents are damaging their student children's career prospects, according to a Liverpool academic.
The black sheep of the royal family, dubbed Princess Pushy, made her offensive remarks to an undercover reporter.
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