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English definition of “forward”

forward

adjective (CONFIDENT)    /ˈfɔː.wəd/ US  /ˈfɔːr.wɚd/ disapproving
confident and honest in a way that ignores the usual social rules and might seem rude : Do you think it was forward of me to invite her to dinner when we'd only just met ?Blunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot saying muchNot being friendlyConfidence and self-assuranceShowing arrogance and conceit
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