Bumptious



offensively self-assertive:
a bumptious young upstart.
Historical Examples

Jorrocks’ Jaunts and Jollities Robert Smith Surtees
The Money Master, Complete Gilbert Parker

adjective
offensively self-assertive or conceited
adj.

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