Definitions

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

  • adjective Energetic; enterprising.
  • adjective Aggressive; forward; presuming.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pressing forward in business; putting one's self forward; self-assertive.

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

  • adjective Pressing forward in business; enterprising; driving; energetic; also, forward; officious, intrusive.

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

  • verb Present participle of push.
  • verb Dealing illicit drugs, especially to minors.
  • adjective That pushes forward; pressing, driving.
  • adjective Aggressively assertive; pushy.

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

  • noun the act of applying force in order to move something away

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  • "I saw that love was a game that two people couldn't play at without pushing, just like football."

    - Frank O'Connor, 'The Genius'.

    September 5, 2008

  • "Matassa appears to be pushing a good race here."

    - commentator wheelchair 400m race at the Paralympics, 11 Sep 2008.

    September 11, 2008