Definition of impudent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɪmpjədənt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪmpjədənt//
(formal) Describing unpleasant traits
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rude; not showing respect for other people synonym impertinent an impudent young fellow an impudent remark See related entries: Describing unpleasant traits Word Originlate Middle English (in the sense ‘immodest, indelicate’): from Latin impudent-, from in- ‘not’ + pudent- ‘ashamed, modest’ (from pudere ‘be ashamed’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: impudent