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 impudēns impudent- in- not ; see in- 1. pudēns present participle of pudēre to be ashamed
(comparative more impudent, superlative most impudent)
From Middle French impudent, from Latin impudēns (“shameless”).