- of, relating to, or characterized by impertinence or effrontery: The student was kept late for impudent behavior.
- Obsolete. shameless or brazenly immodest.
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Antonyms for impudent
Related Words for impudentcheeky, brazen, arrant, audacious, barefaced, blatant, brassy, bumptious, cocky, cool, flip, forward, fresh, immodest, impertinent, insolent, nervy, pert, presumptuous, rude
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Contemporary Examples of impudent
Forget the dreadful musical remake, Nine, which missed all the impudent wit of the Fellini original.'The Artist,' 'Hugo,' and the History of Movies About Movies
December 28, 2011
A few weeks ago, the Iranian parliament, again, of course, handpicked by Khamenei, was ready to impeach the impudent Mohallel.Is Khamenei the New Putin?
September 26, 2011
Historical Examples of impudent
"You'd better not be impudent, young one," said Ben, roughly.
What do you mean by looking me in the face in that impudent manner?
The lightness is no doubt as characteristic of Shakespeare as the impudent humour.The Man Shakespeare
Even this did not make me beastly drunk, but it made me desperate and impudent.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
Besides, I thought that he did not dare to make or talk of these impudent preparations.Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)
- mischievous, impertinent, or disrespectful
- an obsolete word for immodest