Associations to the word «Insolent»


INSOLENT, adjective. Insulting in manner or words.
INSOLENT, adjective. Rude.
INSOLENT, adjective. Cheeky.

Dictionary definition

INSOLENT, adjective. Marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior".
INSOLENT, adjective. 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.

Wise words

One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words than prose.