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    impudent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word impudent

    Definition
    (adj) marked by casual disrespect
    Synonyms : flip , insolent , snotty-nosed
    Example Sentence
    • a flip answer to serious question
    • the student was kept in for impudent behavior
    Definition
    (adj) improperly forward or bold
    Synonyms : fresh , impertinent , overbold , sassy , saucy , smart , wise
    Example Sentence
    • don't be fresh with me
    • impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup
    • an impudent boy given to insulting strangers
    • Don't get wise with me!
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for impudent

"Im" is the prefix meaning "not." "Pudent" sounds like "prudent." So someone who is impudent, is not prudent: he is insulting and rude.

sounds like impunity, which means immune from punishment, which is characteristic of those who are shamelessly bold, insolent, impertinent = impudent.

IMPUre stuDENT - such a student is kept in for impudent behaviour

If you say someone that you are IMPOTENT...it will be IMPUDENT...

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dentist always disrespects our teeth

One who has impudent behavior full of sassy disrespect also usually thinks he deserves impunity.

split as imp+u+dent >> imp=important, u=you, dent=teeth => ur teeth is important to u, but the dentist remove it boldly, and are harsh to it..

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