Insolent - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɪnsələnt|  American pronunciation of the word insolent
Brit.  |ˈɪns(ə)l(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word insolent


- marked by casual disrespect (syn: flip, impudent, snotty-nosed)
- unrestrained by convention or propriety (syn: audacious, barefaced, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced)
the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress

Extra examples

Insolent behavior will not be tolerated. appallingly insolent reply to a reasonable request...

Speaking to students, he was always insolent in his manner.

It was insolent of them to demand special treatment.

You insolent child!

A blatant, insolent materialism threatens to engulf moral distinctions.

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