1. Behaving boldly, with contempt or disregard for propriety in behavior toward others; unblushingly forward; impertinent; saucy.
More than impudent sauciness. --Shak.
When we behold an angel, not to fear
Is to be impudent. --Dryden.
2. Lacking modesty; shameless. [Obs.]
Syn: -- Shameless; audacious; brazen; bold-faced; pert; immodest; rude; saucy; impertinent; insolent.
adj 1: marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious
question"; "the student was kept in for impudent
behavior" [syn: insolent, snotty-nosed, flip]
2: improperly forward or bold; "don't be fresh with me";
"impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"; "an
impudent boy given to insulting strangers" [syn: fresh,
impertinent, overbold, smart, saucy, sassy]