What does insolent mean?

Definitions for insolent
ˈɪn sə ləntin·so·lent

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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.]

How to pronounce insolent?

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How to say insolent in sign language?

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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

Examples of insolent in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    For those who are on the roof become insolent as they don't know yet about the slope and the slipperiness of the roof!

  2. M Aurelius:

    Consider, and you will find that almost all the transactions of the time of Vespasian differed little from those of the present day. You there find marrying and giving in marriage, educating children, sickness, death, war, joyous holidays, traffic, agriculture, flatterers, insolent pride, suspicions, laying of plots, longing for the death of others, newsmongers, lovers, misers, men canvassing for consulship?yet all these passed away, and are nowhere.

  3. Austin Powers International Man of Mystery:

    Dr. Evil The details of my life are quite inconsequential... very well, where do I begin My father was a relentlessly self-improving boulangerie owner from Belgium with low grade narcolepsy and a penchant for buggery. My mother was a fifteen year old French prostitute named Chloe with webbed feet. My father would womanize, he would drink. He would make outrageous claims like he invented the question mark. Sometimes he would accuse chestnuts of being lazy. The sort of general malaise that only the genius possess and the insane lament. My childhood was typical. Summers in Rangoon, luge lessons. In the spring we'd make meat helmets. When I was insolent I was placed in a burlap bag and beaten with reeds- pretty standard really. At the age of twelve I received my first scribe. At the age of fourteen a Zoroastrian named Vilma ritualistically shaved my testicles. There really is nothing like a shorn scrotum... it's breathtaking- I highly suggest you try it.

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