Origin of insolent
Related formsin·so·lent·ly, adverbo·ver·in·so·lent, adjectiveo·ver·in·so·lent·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for insolently
In a number of instances, however, in the more ignorant parts of the State, the votes were insolently refused.
With which farewell, insolently sneering, the speaker turned and strolled leisurely away.The White Hand and the Black|Bertram Mitford
Lafitte insolently retorted by offering five thousand dollars for the head of the governor.Historical Tales, Vol. 2 (of 15)|Charles Morris
Insolently the interpreter related the story of the attack, and a rustle of surprise and delight ran through the troop.The Adventures of Piang the Moro Jungle Boy|Florence Partello Stuart
Ripperda's pride was in arms, at being so insolently braved before all the nations of Europe, in the persons of their Ambassadors.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter