One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Bold and without shame.‘impudent, brazen-faced rogues’
bold, shameless, as bold as brass, forward, presumptuous, brash, immodest, unashamed, unabashed, unembarrassed, unblushingView synonyms
- ‘They are impudent children, brazen-faced, and cannot blush.’
- ‘Neither was she one of your brazen-faced jilts, with nothing but flimsy balderdash in their talk, and a libertine forwardness in their manners.’
- ‘Critics described him as a brazen-faced charlatan and a pious rogue.’
- ‘It is a brazen-faced fraud against the local taxpayers.’
- ‘There was no danger of her beauty telling any tales; and besides, she could put on as brazen-faced a swagger as the most impudent dog in town.’
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