- unbecomingly bold or saucy.
- a malapert person.
Origin of malapert
Related Words for malapertarrant, assuming, assumptive, audacious, barefaced, blatant, bold, brash, brassy, brazen, bumptious, cheeky, cocky, contumelious, cool, disrespectful, familiar, flip, flippant, forward
Examples from the Web for malapert
Historical Examples of malapert
Malapert and Lehideux are still well represented in the Paris Directory.The Romance of Names
"I'll e'en fetch him to you myself, malapert," said Warrenton.Robin Hood
Another word of that kind, and I'll show you how malapert lads are treated.The Burgomaster's Wife, Complete
I will say what I will in mine own house, thou evil, malapert boy!The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn
One morning, his barber, a malapert of the old comedies, ventured to ask him what he was thinking of.
- saucy or impudent
- a saucy or impudent person