What does insolent mean?

Definitions for insolentˈɪn sə lənt

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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. audacious, barefaced, bodacious, bald-faced, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, insolent(adj)

    unrestrained by convention or propriety

    "an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bald-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell

Wiktionary

  1. insolent(Adjective)

    insulting in manner or words

  2. insolent(Adjective)

    rude

  3. insolent(Adjective)

    cheeky

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insolent(adj)

    deviating from that which is customary; novel; strange; unusual

  2. Insolent(adj)

    haughty and contemptuous or brutal in behavior or language; overbearing; domineering; grossly rude or disrespectful; saucy; as, an insolent master; an insolent servant

  3. Insolent(adj)

    proceeding from or characterized by insolence; insulting; as, insolent words or behavior

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Insolent

    in′so-lent, adj. overbearing: insulting: rude.—n. In′solence.—adv. In′solently. [O. Fr.,—L. insolensin, not, solens, pa.p. of solēre, to be wont.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of insolent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of insolent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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