Definition of affrontery in English:

affrontery

noun

  • Effrontery.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Miles Prance (fl. 1678–1688), perjurer. Probably partly (i) from affront + -ery, after French affronterie deception, bravado, shamelessness;.

Pronunciation:

affrontery

/əˈfrʌnt(ə)ri/