insolent insolent  /ˈɪn sə lənt/


  1. (adj) marked by casual disrespect
  2. (adj) unrestrained by convention or propriety


  • The reigning champ was almost insolent and brazen during the prefight interview. Little did he know that his nemesis was standing in the blue corner.


  • Hawks overcome own-goal to beat Oilers 5-3

    Patrick Kane, standing below his own goal line on a power play, wheeled the puck around the boards to a point man who wasn’t there, and then could only watch helplessly as the puck skittered all the way down the ice toward the Blackhawks’ empty net, vacated earlier by Antti Raanta for an extra attacker on a delayed-penalty call. Kane leaned to his left, trying to coax the insolent puck wide with ...
    on January 13, 2014     Source: Chicago Sun-Times


  1. "The insolent, irresponsible and impudent attack by Israel, which went against law and trampled human honor underfoot, must definitely be punished," Erdogan said.
    on Jun 1, 2010 By: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Source: AFP

  2. "Mr. Astorga, Keep your dirty money! We don't need it. Here there is sovereignty and dignity," Correa said during his weekly radio address, calling the American "insolent and foolish."
    on Feb 7, 2009 By: Rafael Correa Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "It is me in the photograph," Topolanek said. "But it has been modified. The picture is not authentic. This is absolutely insolent interference in my privacy. Besides, there is nothing wrong or compromising. It was a private holiday in closed...
    on Jun 6, 2009 By: Mirek Topolanek Source:

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