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Spell check of presumptuous
- Correct spelling:
- insolent (adjective)
- rude, contemptuous, cheeky, insolent, insubordinate, callous, disrespectful, arrogant, outrageous, discourteous, sarcastic, defiant, impolite, irreverent, flagrant, mouthy, brazen, impertinent, candid, brash, audacious, outspoken, derisive, saucy, sacrilegious, bold.
- Other synonyms:
- prying, sassy, pushing, overweening, vain, high-handed, interfering, self-satisfied, fresh, important, protrusive, familiar, courtesy, pretentious, supercilious, bumptious, meddling, huffy, toplofty, attitude, pompous, wise, free, overconfident, patronizing, cavalier, lofty, egocentric, smart-alecky, assumptive, obtrusive, malapert, contumelious, immodest, forward, self-asserting, nosy, smart, huffish, high-and-mighty, uppity, egotistic, haughty, self-assertive, masterful, lordly, uppish, self-opinionated, pert, impudent, boldfaced, stiff-necked, sniffy, conceited, presuming, pushy, snoopy, peremptory, busy, brassy, meddlesome, superior, flip, nervy, officious, chesty, snippety, assuming, high-hat, overfamiliar, intruding, imperious, snippy, proud, highfalutin.
- Common misspellings:
- presumptious (69%)
- presumptous (12%)
- presumtuous (10%)
- presumsuous (4%)
- persumptious (3%)
- presumtous (1%)
- Examples of usage:
" Presumptuous persons readily imagine that they attract the eyes of every one, even if they be in the last rank. - - "Common Sense Subtitle: How To Exercise It", Yoritomo-Tashi.
He had been looked at so, in blighted moments of presumptuous youth, by big cold public men, but never, so far as he could recall, by any private lady. - - "Common Sense Subtitle: How To Exercise It", Yoritomo-Tashi. - "The Wings of the Dove, Volume 1 of 2", Henry James.
You're presumptuous, sir, if I may say. - - "Common Sense Subtitle: How To Exercise It", Yoritomo-Tashi. - "The Wings of the Dove, Volume 1 of 2", Henry James. - "Caribbee", Thomas Hoover.
- " Presumptuous persons readily imagine that they attract the eyes of every one, even if they be in the last rank.
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