Definition of effrontery noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    effrontery

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ɪˈfrʌntəri//
     
    [uncountable](formal)
     
    jump to other results
  1. 1behavior that is confident and very rude, without any feeling of shame synonym nerve
  2. 2 He had the effrontery to accuse me of lying!
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: effrontery