Student Thesaurus

One entry found for presumptuous.
Entry Word: presumptuous
Function: adjective
Text: 1 showing a lack of proper social reserve or modesty <it's a little presumptuous of you to assume that I'm your new best friend just because I invited you along>
Synonyms bold, familiar, forward, free, immodest, overfamiliar, presuming
Related Words arrogant, complacent, conceited, egoistic, egotistic (or egotistical), important, overweening, pompous, prideful, proud, self-assertive, self-conceited, self-important, self-satisfied, smug, uppity, vain, vainglorious; cavalier, disdainful, haughty, lordly, pretentious, snobbish, stuck-up, supercilious, superior; audacious, brash, brassy, brazen, fresh, impertinent, impudent, pert, saucy; confident, self-assured, self-confident, sure; boastful, braggart, bragging; domineering, high-handed, imperious; self-centered, selfish
Near Antonyms humble, meek, unassertive; bashful, retiring, shy; diffident, self-doubting
Antonyms modest, unassuming
2 having a feeling of superiority that shows itself in an overbearing attitude <the presumptuous doctor didn't even bother to tell me about the treatment that I would be receiving> -- see ARROGANT
3 thrusting oneself where one is not welcome or invited <the presumptuous salesclerk started picking out some very expensive accessories for the outfit I had just chosen> -- see INTRUSIVE