Effrontery is defined as disrespectful boldness.
An example of effrontery is loudly demanding a table at a very full fancy restaurant.
Brazen boldness; presumptuousness.
Unashamed boldness; impudence; audacity; presumption.
An act or instance of this.
Any refusal to salute the president shall be counted as an effrontery.
Origin of effrontery
French effronterie from effronté shameless from Old French esfronte from Vulgar Latin effrontātus alteration of Late Latin effrōns effront- ex- ex- frōns front- front, forehead