Definition of Impudent

1. Adjective. Marked by casual disrespect. "The student was kept in for impudent behavior"

Exact synonyms: Flip, Insolent, Snotty-nosed
Similar to: Disrespectful
Derivative terms: Insolence, Insolence



2. Adjective. Improperly forward or bold. "Don't get wise with me!"
Exact synonyms: Fresh, Impertinent, Overbold, Sassy, Saucy, Smart, Wise
Similar to: Forward
Derivative terms: Freshness, Impertinence, Impudence, Impudence, Sass, Sauciness

Definition of Impudent

1. a. Bold, with contempt or disregard; unblushingly forward; impertinent; wanting modesty; shameless; saucy.

Definition of Impudent

1. Adjective. Not showing due respect; impertinent; bold-faced ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Impudent

1. offensively bold or disrespectful [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Impudent

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Literary usage of Impudent

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1. Kate Beaumont by John William De Forest (1872)
"How awfully strong you are ! and impudent ! Heal impudent ! " " Yes, I could," declared Kate, amused and perplexed and annoyed all at once. '* O, yes. ..."

2. ... Characters and Passages from Note-books by Samuel Butler (1908)
"AN impudent MAN IS one, whose want of Money and want of Wit have engaged him beyond his Abilities. The little Knowledge he has of himself being suitable to ..."

3. History of the Church of England: From the Abolition of the Roman Jurisdiction by Richard Watson Dixon (1878)
"The bishops were not perhaps impudent enough to say that their jurisdiction rested on the law of God ; but if they said so, let them bring forth Scripture. ..."

4. Spectator (The)by Richard Steele, Joseph Addison by Richard Steele, Joseph Addison (1836)
"The affectation of sui a spirit exert« itself in an impudent aspect, an ovi bearing confidence, and a certain negligence giving offence. ..."

5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1850)
"... defeat of the Irish armies, his father was obliged to plough his own fields, and that he would often say to his sons, ' Boys, you must not be impudent ..."

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