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English definition of “presumptuous”


adjective     /prɪˈzʌmp.tʃəs/ US  /-ˈzʌmp.tʃuː.əs/
A person who is presumptuous shows little respect for others by doing things they have no right to do: It would be presumptuous of me to comment on the matter.Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire presumptuously     /-li/ adverb Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire presumptuousness     /-nəs/ noun [U] (formal presumption)
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