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Definitionoffensively assertive or confident
- I heard that Mr. Sharp's wig didn't fit him; and that he needn't be so 'bounceable' — somebody else said 'bumptious' — about it, because his own red hair was very plainly to be seen behind.Chapters 4-6 (98% in)
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