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impudent

  
  
If you describe someone as impudent, you mean they are rude or disrespectful, or do something they have no right to do.  
FORMAL      adj  
  (disapproval)   
(=cheeky)  
Some of them were impudent and insulting.     
  impudence      n-uncount   (=cheek)  
One sister had the impudence to wear the other's clothes.     
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impudent

  
  
audacious, bold, bold-faced, brazen, bumptious, cheeky     (informal)   cocky     (informal)   forward, fresh     (informal)   immodest, impertinent, insolent, lippy     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   pert, presumptuous, rude, sassy     (U.S. informal)   saucy     (informal)   shameless  
  
Antonyms     
   courteous, modest, polite, respectful, retiring, self-effacing, timid, well-behaved  

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