Effrontery - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈfrʌntəri|  American pronunciation of the word effrontery
Brit.  |ɪˈfrʌnt(ə)ri|  British pronunciation of the word effrontery

noun

- audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to (syn: assumption, presumption, presumptuousness)

Examples

...the little squirt had the effrontery to deny eating any cookies, even with the crumbs still on his lips...

He had the effrontery to demand more money.

She had the effrontery to ask me for more money.

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