Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Shamelessly impudent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Shameless; impudent.

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Examples

  • In the short little love-notes which had hitherto gone from him, sent from house to house, he had written to her with appellations of endearment of his own — as all lovers do; and as all lovers seem to think that no lovers have done before themselves — with appellations which are so sweet to those who write, and so musical to those who read, but which sound so ludicrous when barbarously made public in hideous law courts by brazen-browed lawyers with mercenary tongues.

    Castle Richmond

  • In the short little love-notes which had hitherto gone from him, sent from house to house, he had written to her with appellations of endearment of his own -- as all lovers do; and as all lovers seem to think that no lovers have done before themselves -- with appellations which are so sweet to those who write, and so musical to those who read, but which sound so ludicrous when barbarously made public in hideous law courts by brazen-browed lawyers with mercenary tongues.

    Castle Richmond

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