Definition of 'presumptuous'
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It feels a little too presumptuous. The Sun (2016)It feels a little too presumptuous. The Sun (2016)In hindsight it was all a bit presumptuous. The Sun (2014)Or were you perhaps a little presumptuous and overbearing? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Isn't this all a bit presumptuous? Times, Sunday Times (2009)For pastors, it feels a bit presumptuous to say yes. Christianity Today (2000)It's presumptuous to say people will go away changed by the experience. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I would like to try something a bit presumptuous. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Maybe that's a bit presumptuous. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The second was the arrogant and presumptuous assertion on the placards that it is their NHS. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What a mercenary, presumptuous, arrogant young fool. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Isn't that a little presumptuous, after just the single success? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Isn't his right-hand man being a little presumptuous? The Sun (2007)
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Used Occasionally. presumptuous is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'presumptuous'
British English: presumptuous ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone or their behaviour as presumptuous, you disapprove of them because they are doing something that they have no right or authority to do.
It would be presumptuous to judge what the outcome will be.
Definition of presumptuous from the Collins English Dictionary
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