" "Cork up, old man," said the impudent raskle, "or ile spit on ye and drown you.
You silly impudent Sot youwho dares accuse me?
She's an impudent confounded Lyarand because she wou'd have your worshipful Customscandaliz'd
Assignment for further discrimination: <scornful, imperious, contumelious, impudent, impertinent>.
Impolite, discourteous, inurbane, uncivil, rude, disrespectful, pert, saucy, impertinent, impudent, insolent.
I have confirmed him in this conjecture, esteeming it for the interest of science that his anger should fall upon an impudent impostor like thee rather than on a discreet and learned physician like myself.
The Prayer of Nature, indeed, though previously written, was not included in the edition before the notice of the critic; but the sound of Loch-na-Gair and some of the stanzas on Newstead ought to have saved him from the mistake of his impudent advice.
The black martyr was an impudent, lazy, saucy little personage, who would be none the worse for a whipping, as the Colonel, who was then living, no doubt thought; for he acquiesced in the child's punishment when Madame Esmond insisted upon it, and only laughed in his good-natured way when his indignant grandson called out: "You let mamma rule you in everything, grandpapa.
"He's a queer old man," said Beth, flushing; "but he's impudent and half a fool.
At last he grew so impudent as by his influence to get tenants turned out of their farms.
He there throws some ridicule upon Don Antonio Balladino (as he calls Munday), and Mr Gifford was of opinion that Middleton meant to censure him in his "Triumphs of Truth," as the impudent "common writer" of city pageants; but this is hardly consistent with the mention Middleton introduces of Munday at the close of that performance.
On introduction, the latter proved to be a smart young man of middle height, who, with a plain face and ungraceful form, seemed fearful of being too handsome unless he wore the dress of a groom, and too much like a gentleman unless he were easy where he ought to be civil, and impudent where he might be allowed to be easy.
There being nothing more impudent than the immodesty of words.
Nay, so injudicious and impudent together will they sometimes be, that the Almighty Himself is often in danger of being dishonoured by these indiscreet and horrid Metaphor-mongers.
"What's a whacking more or less when you're used to 'em?" His dark eyes laughed their impudent dismissal to the old man.
"I don't know why I put up with you; on my soul, I don't, you impudent young dog!" Piers laughed.
The bronzes tinkled laughter fine; I heard a chuckle argentine Ring from the silver images; Even the ivory netsukes Uttered in every silent pause Dry, bony laughs from tiny jaws; The painted monkeys on the wall Waked up with chatter impudent; Pottery, porcelain, bronze, and all Broke out in ghostly merriment, Faint as rain pattering on dry leaves, Or cricket's chirp on summer eves.
" "You impudent boy!"
At first reading it, she seemed like one transfixed with a sudden clap of thunder:she had indeed been jealous, suspicious, fearful of her fate; but so glaring, so impudent a treachery had never entered her head, that any man could be guilty of, much less one whom her too fond passion had figured to her imagination, as possessed of all the virtues of his sex.
Nearly all of this account is impudent slander, but Mr. Pope's imputations may have had enough truth in them to sting.
Forty-nine years ago she had fondly loved his fatherloved him and had been fain to renounce him; for Ronald Hollister, afterwards Earl of Hartfield, was then a younger son, and the two families had agreed that marriage between paupers was an impudent flying in the face of Providence, which must be put down with an iron hand.
Is thy hart sear'd, thy browe made impudent, And all thy malefactions crownd with lyes Against just testates and apparent truthes?
The whole is nothing but an impudent plagiarism, and it is crowned and topped by a scrap purporting to be from Shakespeare, but merely the invention of the compiler.
"You impudent rogue!"
My friend Hare's brother, who married a sister of the impudent coxcomb, Edward Stanley, has bought a house at Torquay, and Hare tells me that unless he goes to Sicily be shall be there in winter.