1. [ adjective ] marked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative
Synonyms: aggressive pushy pushful enterprising

"an aggressive young executive" "a pushful insurance agent" "a pushing youth intent on getting on in the world"

Related terms: ambitious
2. [ noun ] the act of applying force in order to move something away
Synonyms: push

"he gave the door a hard push" "the pushing is good exercise"

Related terms: propulsion press shove depression boost nudge push push
Similar spelling:   puking