crudely or loudly assertive; pushy

This is another word from Terry Eagleton’s review of The God Delusion: “Or does he imagine like a bumptious young barrister that you can defeat the opposition while being complacently ignorant of its toughest case?”

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One Response to bumptious

  1. tammy says:

    hi karl~
    this is just a fun word to say……AND you get barrister in the inspiration……what more could one want in a word of the day?

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