Meaning of “bumptious” in the English Dictionary

"bumptious" in British English

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bumptiousadjective

uk /ˈbʌmp.ʃəs/ us /ˈbʌmp.ʃəs/ disapproving
bumptiously
adjective uk /ˈbʌmp.ʃəs.li/ us /ˈbʌmp.ʃəs.li/
bumptiousness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈbʌmp.ʃəs.nəs/ us /ˈbʌmp.ʃəs.nəs/

(Definition of “bumptious” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)