Definitions for impudentˈɪm pyə dənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impudent, insolent, snotty-nosed, flip(adj)

    marked by casual disrespect

    "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior"

  2. fresh, impertinent, impudent, overbold, smart, saucy, sassy, wise(adj)

    improperly forward or bold

    "don't be fresh with me"; "impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"; "an impudent boy given to insulting strangers"; "Don't get wise with me!"

GCIDE

  1. Impudent(a.)

    Behaving boldly, with contempt or disregard for propriety in behavior toward others; unblushingly forward; impertinent; saucy.

  2. Origin: [L. impudens, -entis; pref. im- not + pudens ashamed, modest, p. pr. of pudere to feel shame: cf. F. impudent.]

Wiktionary

  1. impudent(Adjective)

    Not showing due respect; impertinent; bold-faced

    The impudent children would not stop talking in class.

  2. Origin: From impudens.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impudent(adj)

    bold, with contempt or disregard; unblushingly forward; impertinent; wanting modesty; shameless; saucy

  2. Origin: [L. impudens, -entis; pref. im- not + pudens ashamed, modest, p. pr. of pudere to feel shame: cf. F. impudent.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Impudent

    im′pū-dent, adj. wanting shame or modesty: brazen-faced: bold: rude: insolent.—n. Im′pudence.—adv. Im′pudently.—n. Impudic′ity. [L. in, not, pudens, -entispudēre, to be ashamed.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of impudent in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of impudent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jane Austen:

    Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.

  2. Charles Horton Cooley:

    Prudence and compromise are necessary means, but every man should have an impudent end which he will not compromise.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Man is a thief, an impudent thief! He steals honey from bees, eggs from chickens, milk from cows and life from the God!

  4. Spiro Agnew:

    A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.

  5. William Penn:

    All excess is ill, but drunkenness is of the worst sort. It spoils health, dismounts the mind, and unmans men. It reveals secrets, is quarrelsome, lascivious, impudent, dangerous and bad.

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