|1.||Deviating from that which is customary; novel; strange; unusual.|
If one chance to derive any word from the Latin which is insolent to their ears . . . they forthwith make a jest at it.
|2.||Haughty and contemptuous or brutal in behavior or language; overbearing; domineering; grossly rude or disrespectful; saucy; |
Insolent is he that despiseth in his judgment all other folks as in regard of his value, of his cunning, of his speaking, and of his bearing.
|3.||Proceeding from or characterized by insolence; insulting; |
|Adj.||1.||insolent - marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior"|
|2.||insolent - unrestrained by convention or propriety; "an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bold-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell|