Here in our American cities are the overwealthy and the insolently worldly people.
“Maybe and maybe not,” said the other insolently, and walked off.
"Never mind Mr. Wentworth; it's your part in the transaction that we are after," he said insolently.
Scarlett uttered a mocking laugh, which was insolently echoed by his men.
Then shoot me that Highland scoundrel who dares look on me so insolently.
“We cannot take the word of an heretic,” said the officer, insolently.
"Ye won't see me that day or any other," says the fellow, insolently, sticking his hat on his head with a defiant gesture.
"I work no more for you, skipper," Tai-Hotauri said insolently and loudly.
Soon after the wedding Pedro left his bride, and insolently avowed that he had only experienced a passing passion for her.
The contrivance, if a contrivance, to get me away, so insolently mean!
late 14c., "contemptuous, arrogant, haughty," from Latin insolentem (nominative insolens) "arrogant, immoderate," literally "unusual," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + solentem, present participle of solere "be accustomed," which possibly is related to sodalis "close companion," and to suescere "become used to." Meaning "contemptuous of rightful authority" is from 1670s. Related: Insolently.