AskDefine | Define pushing

Dictionary Definition

pushing adj : marked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative; "an aggressive young exective"; "a pushful insurance agent"; "a pushing youth intent on getting on in the world" [syn: aggressive, enterprising, pushful, pushy] n : the act of applying force in order to move something away; "he gave the door a hard push"; "the pushing is good exercise" [syn: push]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. present participle of push
  2. Dealing illicit drugs, especially to minors.

Extensive Definition

Push may refer to:
In arts and media:
In gambling:
  • When the player and the dealer have the same point value in blackjack
  • A game in sports betting that is tied when the point spread is factored in
In sports:
In technology:
  • A command used to add an item to a stack in computer science
  • Push technology, a method of content delivery in server technologies
  • Push to talk, a method of conversing in telephony
  • Push processing, a technique for increasing the speed of film in photography
pushing in Dutch: Push
pushing in Portuguese: Push

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