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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Presumptuous; arrogant.
  • conjunction On the assumption that; supposing.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Taking or disposed to take upon one's self more than is just; disposed to attribute to one's self undue importance; haughty; arrogant.
  • Synonyms Bold, forward, presuming, self-confident.
  • noun Presumption.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pretentious; taking much upon one's self; presumptuous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of assume.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective excessively forward

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