Obtrusively pushy; self-assertive to a pretentious extreme.
The politician may have had good ideas, but he was bumptious to a fault.
Origin: Probably a play on the pattern of words like fractious.
self-conceited; forward; pushing
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bump′shus, adj. offensively self-assertive.—adv. Bump′tiously.—n. Bump′tiousness. [Prob. formed from Bump.]
The numerical value of bumptious in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of bumptious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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