Impudent definition

ĭmpyə-dənt
Shamelessly bold or disrespectful; insolent.
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Offensively bold or disrespectful; insolent or impertinent.
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Not showing due respect; impertinent; bold-faced.

The impudent children would not stop talking in class.

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(obsolete) Immodest.
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The definition of impudent is someone who is offensively bold.

An example of impudent is a mistress announcing her relationship at a dinner party with her lover's wife present.

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Origin of impudent

  • Middle English from Latin impudēns impudent- in- not in–1 pudēns present participle of pudēre to be ashamed

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French impudent, from Latin impudēns (“shameless”).

    From Wiktionary