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  • EN [ ɪˈfrʌntəri]
  • US [ ɪˈfrʌntəri]

English definition


  • 1. audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to;

    • "he despised them for their presumptuousness"

Example sentences

  • That indestructible, inward effrontery in the meagre fellow was what made men so down on Michaelis.

  • For them to front an evil with plain speech is to be guilty of effrontery.

  • The weak gain strength through effrontery and the strong grow weak because of inhibitions.

  • He was so amazed at their effrontery that he stutters in confusion.

  • The effrontery of his deceptions inside and outside the conference room could be enraging.

  • Why are you showing such effrontery?

  • To act or speak with effrontery. Used in the imperative to express contempt or disdainful disbelief.

  • He denied with bland effrontery.

  • I'll see if you have the effrontery to face her.

  • The United Nations Security Council speedily condemned the nuclear effrontery.

  • How can he have had the effrontery to say " Piss off! " to you?

  • He has achieved this partly through sheer verbal effrontery, as in his badmouthing of George Bush.

  • You crashed my car and now you have the effrontery to ask me for my bicycle!

  • The politician had the effrontery to ask the people he had insulted to vote for him.

  • This is a despicable fraud . Just imagine that he has the effrontery to say it.

  • He had the effrontery to suggest that she enjoyed being unhappy.

  • He admired the effrontery with which she bargained.

  • In the Imperial Japanese Fleet it was suicidal effrontery.

  • He had the effrontery to say I was lying.

  • One could only gasp at the sheer effrontery of the man.


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