impudent ADJECTIVE not showing due respect for another person; impertinent.
DERIVATIVES impudence noun impudently adverb.
ORIGIN originally in the sense 'immodest' : from Latin impudens 'shameless' .

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  • Impudently — Im pu*dent*ly, adv. In an impudent manner; with unbecoming assurance; shamelessly. [1913 Webster] At once assail With open mouths, and impudently rail. Sandys. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impudently — adverb in an impudent or impertinent manner (Freq. 1) a lean, swarthy fellow was peering through the window, grinning impudently • Syn: ↑impertinently, ↑saucily, ↑pertly, ↑freshly • Derived from adjective: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • impudently — adverb see impudent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • impudently — See impudent. * * * …   Universalium

  • impudently — adverb In an impudent manner; with unbecoming assurance; shamelessly …   Wiktionary

  • impudently — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. saucily, brashly, insolently, presumptuously; see rudely …   English dictionary for students

  • impudently — adv. rudely, insolently, disrespectfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • impudently — im·pu·dent·ly …   English syllables

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  • impudent — impudently, adv. impudentness, n. /im pyeuh deuhnt/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characterized by impertinence or effrontery: The student was kept late for impudent behavior. 2. Obs. shameless or brazenly immodest. [1350 1400; ME < L impudent… …   Universalium

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