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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.
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pushy

mod. very aggressive in dealing with other people. Stop being so pushy! Who do you think you are?
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Know and Respect the Difference Between Encouragement and Pushiness
They push the sex stuff to absurdity, but they never manage to shake a certain heaviness, a covert pushiness that signals that something important is happening here beneath the non sequiturs.
Her pushiness and determination means 98 have found work.
Understand that tact and diplomacy are a better passport to success than assertive pushiness.
Late in the session, some House members apparently became a little miffed by the pushiness of the governor's office on tax and revenue issues.
In the States--the land where rubbers are erasers, lifts are elevators and they do not know what a fortnight is--I was taken aback by the sheer pushiness of participants as they wandered in and out of training sessions, talking loudly on their mobiles.
The sales staff always exhibited the worst traits--laziness, pushiness, lack of knowledge--and as such have not received much business or regard from me.
Aside from the generous portions meaning you probably won't get anywhere near to the side dishes, the bowls of flaccid spinach and insipid carrots are not in the same league as the rest of the meal.But any irritation offset by waiter pushiness is quickly dispelled when the restaurant suddenly erupts into deep, reverberating song as staff gather around a table to facilitate a birthday celebration.
And people don't like pushiness, which is often dressed up as being driven.
His pushiness made Berlin uncomfortable enough to push back -- much to the benefit of Europe, which has little to gain from Sarkozy-style economic interventionism.
This is also true when Matt's Command talents manifest themselves in pushiness or in domineering behavior.
To impress, he appropriated the title of 'doctor' without being entitled to it, and his pushiness enabled him to raise money which he put to excellent practical use in organizing foster homes and making sure his children got a good schooling and learned trades.
My critics would say I'm harsh, I'm too pushy--maybe that some of that New York pushiness that everyone always talks about is in evidence too much of the time.
One doesn't go to his pictures for crankiness or pushiness or ardor.