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Having the consistency of or covered with sauce:
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  1. Having the consistency of or covered with sauce:
  2. Attractive or stylish, especially in being sexually alluring:
  3. Impertinent or disrespectful, especially in a playful or lively way:
Boldly disrespectful in speech or behavior; impertinent; impudent
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  1. Boldly disrespectful in speech or behavior; impertinent; impudent
  2. (Archaic) Presumptuous and insulting in manner or speech; arrogant.
  3. Audaciously rude or disrespectful; impertinent or impudent.
(Obsolete) Immodest.
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  1. (Obsolete) Immodest.
  2. Offensively bold or disrespectful; insolent or impertinent.
Small or firm and well-formed:
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  1. Small or firm and well-formed:
  2. Bold or impudent in speech or behavior; saucy; forward
  3. Attractive or stylish in appearance:
Fairly strong and often cool; brisk:
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  1. Fairly strong and often cool; brisk:
  2. Not preserved, as by canning, smoking, or freezing:
  3. Revived or reinvigorated; refreshed:
Not carefully worked out or finished; not precise
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  1. Not carefully worked out or finished; not precise
  2. Crude or rough in form or workmanship
  3. Having or showing little skill or development; primitive
Bold or daring; fearless
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  1. Bold or daring; fearless
  2. Not restrained by a sense of shame or propriety; rudely bold; brazen
  3. Fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold.
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  1. (Informal) Impudent; impertinent.
  2. (Informal) Saucy; impudent; insolent
  3. Impertinently bold; impudent and saucy.
  1. Bold and spirited; cheeky
  2. Rude and disrespectful; impudent.
  3. Stylish; chic:
Not relevant; not pertinent; not to the point; not relating to the subject
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  1. Not relevant; not pertinent; not to the point; not relating to the subject
  2. With evidence or testimony, not pertinent to the claims or defenses in the case. With evidence or testimony, not pertinent to the claims or defenses in the case.
  3. Unrelated to the matter being considered.
Not applicable:
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  1. Not applicable:
  2. Not applicable; incapable of being applied; not adapted; not suitable; as, the argument is inapplicable to the case.
  3. Not applicable; not suitable; inappropriate
Unsuitable or improper.
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  1. Unsuitable or improper.
  2. Not appropriate; not suitable, fitting, or proper
Presumptuous; arrogant.
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  1. Presumptuous; arrogant.
  2. Taking too much for granted; presumptuous
Taken for granted; assumed.
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  1. Taken for granted; assumed.
  2. Held as true or valid without evidence.
  3. Forward or presumptuous.
Not restrained by a sense of shame or propriety; rudely bold; brazen
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  1. Not restrained by a sense of shame or propriety; rudely bold; brazen
  2. Fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold.
  3. Bold or daring; fearless
Showing a readiness to take risks or face danger; daring; fearless
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  1. Showing a readiness to take risks or face danger; daring; fearless
  2. Strong or pronounced; prominent:
  3. Unduly forward and brazen; impudent:
Hasty or unrestrained without regard for consequences:
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  1. Hasty or unrestrained without regard for consequences:
  2. Offensively bold; pushing, presumptuous, impudent, etc.
  3. Presumptuously forward; impudent:
Having a loud, usually harsh, resonant sound:
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  1. Having a loud, usually harsh, resonant sound:
  2. Showing no shame; bold; impudent
  3. Like brass in color or other qualities
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  1. (Informal) Impudent; impertinent.
  2. (Informal) Saucy; impudent; insolent
  3. Impertinently bold; impudent and saucy.
Rude in a contemptuous way; insulting and humiliating
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  1. Rude in a contemptuous way; insulting and humiliating
Having fair knowledge; acquainted:
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  1. Having fair knowledge; acquainted:
  2. Often encountered or seen:
  3. Natural and unstudied; informal:
Located ahead or in advance:
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  1. Located ahead or in advance:
  2. Going, tending, or moving toward a position in front:
  3. Moving in a prescribed direction or order for normal use:
(Obsolete) Immodest.
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  1. (Obsolete) Immodest.
  2. Offensively bold or disrespectful; insolent or impertinent.
Boldly disrespectful in speech or behavior; impertinent; impudent
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  1. Boldly disrespectful in speech or behavior; impertinent; impudent
  2. Audaciously rude or disrespectful; impertinent or impudent.
  3. (Archaic) Presumptuous and insulting in manner or speech; arrogant.
(Now archaic) Impudent, cheeky, saucy. [from 15th c.]
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  1. (Now archaic) Impudent, cheeky, saucy. [from 15th c.]
  2. Saucy; impudent; pert
  3. Impudently bold in speech or manner; saucy.
(Informal) Rudely bold; brazen; impudent
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  1. (Informal) Rudely bold; brazen; impudent
  2. Showing or requiring courage and fortitude; bold.
  3. Full of courage; bold
Excessively confident; presumptuous.
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  1. Excessively confident; presumptuous.
  2. Presumptuous, cocksure, rude and disrespectful.
  3. Confident without adequate reason; too confident
(Dial.) In good spirits or health; lively; brisk
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  1. (Dial.) In good spirits or health; lively; brisk
  2. Attractive or stylish in appearance:
  3. Bold or impudent in speech or behavior; saucy; forward
Having or showing excessive and arrogant self-confidence; presumptuous.
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  1. Having or showing excessive and arrogant self-confidence; presumptuous.
Going beyond what is right or proper; excessively forward:
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  1. Going beyond what is right or proper; excessively forward:
  2. Too bold or forward; taking too much for granted; showing overconfidence, arrogance, or effrontery
(Informal) Annoyingly aggressive and persistent
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  1. (Informal) Annoyingly aggressive and persistent
  2. Aggressively ambitious; overly assertive, bold or determined.
  3. Disagreeably aggressive or forward.
Rude and disrespectful; impudent.
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  1. Rude and disrespectful; impudent.
  2. Bold and spirited; cheeky
  3. Stylish; chic:
Having the consistency of or covered with sauce:
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  1. Having the consistency of or covered with sauce:
  2. Attractive or stylish, especially in being sexually alluring:
  3. Impertinent or disrespectful, especially in a playful or lively way:
Fashionable; elegant:
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  1. Fashionable; elegant:
  2. Capable of making adjustments that resemble those resulting from human decisions, chiefly by means of electronic sensors and computer technology:
  3. Amusingly clever; witty:
Made of or decorated with brass.
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  1. Made of or decorated with brass.
  2. (Music) Resembling or characterized by the sound of brass instruments:
  3. Like brass, as in color
(Informal) Flippant; saucy; impertinent
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  1. (Informal) Flippant; saucy; impertinent
  2. Marked by casual disrespect; impertinent:
Not yet used or soiled; clean:
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  1. Not yet used or soiled; clean:
  2. Fairly strong and often cool; brisk:
  3. Having the glowing or unspoiled appearance of youth:
(Informal) Snippy; impertinent.
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  1. (Informal) Snippy; impertinent.
  2. Irritable, snappy
  3. Made up of short snippets
(Informal) Curt, sharp, or snappish, esp. in an insolent manner
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  1. (Informal) Curt, sharp, or snappish, esp. in an insolent manner
  2. Occurring in pieces; fragmentary.
  3. Made up of small scraps or snips; fragmentary
(Since circa 1678) Having plenty of money.
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  1. (Since circa 1678) Having plenty of money.
  2. (Colloquial) Proud; arrogant; assuming; putting on airs of superiority.
  3. (Cricket, of a shot) In which the ball is hit into the air, with the chance of being caught
Haughty or presumptuous, especially for one's rank or social standing:
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  1. Haughty or presumptuous, especially for one's rank or social standing:
  2. Inclined to be haughty, arrogant, snobbish, etc.
  3. Behaving in a way regarded as above one's rightful station or class
Having or showing good judgment; sagacious; prudent
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  1. Having or showing good judgment; sagacious; prudent
  2. Provided with information; informed. Often used with to :
  3. Impudent; fresh
Not constituting an essential or vital element or part:
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  1. Not constituting an essential or vital element or part:
  2. Not truly or properly belonging; not essential
  3. Not pertinent; irrelevant
Of no importance or relevance; inconsequential or irrelevant.
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  1. Of no importance or relevance; inconsequential or irrelevant.
  2. Having no material body or form.
  3. Not consisting of matter; incorporeal; spiritual
Not applicable:
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  1. Not applicable:
  2. Not applicable; not suitable; inappropriate
  3. Not applicable; incapable of being applied; not adapted; not suitable; as, the argument is inapplicable to the case.
Not relevant; not pertinent; not to the point; not relating to the subject
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  1. Not relevant; not pertinent; not to the point; not relating to the subject
  2. With evidence or testimony, not pertinent to the claims or defenses in the case. With evidence or testimony, not pertinent to the claims or defenses in the case.
  3. Unrelated to the matter being considered.

Synonym Study

  • Saucy implies a flippancy and provocative levity toward one to whom respect should be shown
  • Insolent implies defiant disrespect as displayed in openly insulting and contemptuous speech or behavior
  • Impudent implies a shameless or brazen impertinence
  • Impertinent implies a forwardness of speech or action that is disrespectful and oversteps the bounds of propriety or courtesy
Find another word for impertinent. In this page you can discover 55 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for impertinent, like: rude, saucy, insolent, impudent, pert, fresh, rude, audacious, cheeky, sassy and irrelevant.