An example of impudent is a mistress announcing her relationship at a dinner party with her lover's wife present.
Origin of impudentMiddle English ; from Classical Latin impudens ; from in-, not + pudens, modest, origin, originally present participle of pudere, to feel shame
- Offensively bold or disrespectful; insolent or impertinent. See Synonyms at shameless.
- Obsolete Immodest.
Origin of impudentMiddle English, from Latin impud&emacron;ns, impudent- : in-, not; see in–1 + pud&emacron;ns, present participle of pud&emacron;re, to be ashamed.
(comparative more impudent, superlative most impudent)
From Middle French impudent, from Latin impudēns (“shameless”).