Impudent - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɪmpjədənt|  American pronunciation of the word impudent
Brit.  |ˈɪmpjʊd(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word impudent
- marked by casual disrespect (syn: flip, insolent, snotty- nosed)
the student was kept in for impudent behavior
- improperly forward or bold (syn: fresh, impertinent, overbold, sassy, saucy, smart, wise)
an impudent boy given to insulting strangers

Examples

The boy was punished for his impudent behavior.

...the guest's impudent inquiries about the cost of just about everything we had in the house...

It was impudent of her to answer like that.

He stared at me with a mixture of impudence and hostility.

the student was kept in for impudent behavior

an impudent boy given to insulting strangers

so overconfident and impudent as to speak to the queen

These unchaste girls are always impudent.

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