Definition of impudence in English:

impudence

noun

mass noun
  • The quality of being impudent; impertinence.

    ‘his arrogance and impudence had offended many’
    • ‘‘Yes,’ the queen replied, curtly, still ruffled by her husband's impudence.’
    • ‘The impudence and the irony of the attack can escape no one.’
    • ‘She sashays with admirable impudence into the back quarters of the salon.’
    • ‘Yet she could not help herself and paid dearly for this impudence.’
    • ‘She had the impudence to get impatient, tapping her fingers on the desk, and tidying empty bags as she waited.’
    impertinence, insolence, effrontery, cheek, audacity, temerity, brazenness, shamelessness, immodesty, pertness
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Pronunciation

impudence

/ˈɪmpjʊd(ə)ns/