What does impudent mean?

Definitions for impudent
ˈɪm pyə dəntim·pu·dent

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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.

    Etymology: [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.

    Etymology: From impudens.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impudent(adj)

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

    Etymology: [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.]

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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

Examples of impudent in a Sentence

  1. 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!

  2. Yong Ho:

    He is truly impudent enough to utter such thoughtless words which only leave us disappointed and skeptical as to whether we can solve any problem with such a guy.

  3. Jean-Francois Rameau:

    The main thing is you and I should exist, and that we should be you and I. Apart from that let everything go as it likes. The best order of things to my way thinking, is the one I was meant to be part of, and to hell with the most perfect of worlds if I am not in it. I would rather exist, even as an impudent argufier, than not exist at all.

  4. 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.

  5. Charles Horton Cooley:

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

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