Pushy vs Confident - What's the difference?

pushy | confident |


As adjectives the difference between pushy and confident

is that pushy is aggressively ambitious; overly assertive, bold or determined while confident is very sure of something; positive.

As a noun confident is

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pushy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Aggressively ambitious; overly assertive, bold or determined.
  • Parents are ruining school sports days by being pushy and overbearing, a survey suggests. BBC

    confident

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • very sure of something; positive
  • I'm pretty confident that she's not lying, she's acting normally.
  • self-confident
  • Antonyms

    * (self-confident) insecure, self-destructive

    Synonyms

    * (self-confident) self-assured

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Dryden)
    (South)
    (Webster 1913)