What is another word for Malapert?

621 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ mˈalapət], [ mˈalapət], [ m_ˈa_l_a_p_ə_t]

Malapert is a relatively uncommon word that refers to someone who is overconfident or impudent to the point of being rude. Synonyms for malapert include impertinent, insolent, cheeky, cocky, brazen, forward, presumptuous, and impudent. These words are all similar in meaning, but each has its own connotations. Impertinent suggests a lack of respect or deference, while insolent implies a more aggressive disrespect. Cheeky is a more lighthearted and playful synonym, while cocky suggests an excessive self-confidence. Brazen and forward both imply a lack of inhibition or shame. Presumptuous means taking liberties without permission or grounds, while impudent encompasses all of these qualities in an audacious manner.

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What are the hypernyms for Malapert?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Malapert

But when he came to the hills, clad in shoddy finery to visit men in honest homespun, he bore himself with a cocksure dare-deviltry and Malapert condescension.
"The Tempering"
Charles Neville Buck
Never mind this young Malapert-do as I bid you.
"The Bride of Fort Edward"
Delia Bacon
Another word of that kind, and I'll show you how Malapert lads are treated.
"The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers"
Georg Ebers

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