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insolent meaning and definition

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INSOLENT adjective

Definition of insolent (adjective)

  1. marked by casual disrespect
    • "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior"
    • synonyms: flip, impudent, snotty-nosed
  2. unrestrained by convention or propriety
    • "an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bald-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell
    • synonyms: audacious, bald-faced, barefaced, bodacious, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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