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presumptuous

adjective     /prɪˈzʌmptʃuəs/
Someone who is presumptuous confidently does things that they have no right to do: It was a bit presumptuous of her to take the car without asking.Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire
Translations of “presumptuous”
in Chinese (Traditional) 冒昧的,專橫的…
in Russian самонадеянный, нахальный…
in Turkish küstah, haddini bilmez, arsız…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冒昧的,专横的…
in Polish arogancki, zbyt pewny siebie…
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