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See definition of insolently on Dictionary.com
  • as inarrogantly
  • as inimpudently
  • as inpompously
  • as inproudly
  • as inrudely
  • as insaucily

synonyms for insolently

  • haughtily
  • loftily
  • superciliously
  • with one's nose in the air
  • impertinently
  • pertly
  • brashly
  • presumptuously
  • rudely
  • bluntly
  • crudely
  • harshly
  • discourteously
  • barbarously
  • boorishly
  • brazenly
  • coarsely
  • contemptuously
  • crassly
  • curtly
  • disrespectfully
  • imprudently
  • indecently
  • indecorously
  • loudly
  • roughly
  • sassily
  • sharply
  • snootily
  • tactlessly
  • unabashedly
  • uncivilly
  • uncouthly
  • ungraciously
  • vulgarly
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How to use insolently in a sentence

Monsieur Guillot was there, sitting insolently forward in his box, sleek and immaculate.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
It was insolently lascivious, and seemed fond of affecting to gratify its strong desires in public.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
No man could then rival him in the insolently aristocratic school of diplomacy which England has made her own.
WITH EDGED TOOLSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
Several times they insolently crossed our fields and that is something that Sheppy will not stand for.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
He was not introduced to her, and never once spoke to her—only perpetually stared at her—so insolently and strangely.
DREAM TALES AND PROSE POEMSIVAN TURGENEV
She was sprawling over the room and—rather insolently—staring at me.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
Never did victorious army act more insolently or with greater inhumanity.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
These men, as they were Papists, so they behaved themselves insolently, and boasted much of their power and credit.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
My own soul, we have to see that we do—though not publicly, not insolently, offend good citizenship.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
She is dressed like a person of consequence in the palace, and confronts the guardsmen insolently.
CAESAR AND CLEOPATRAGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
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WORDS RELATED TO INSOLENTLY

  • haughtily
  • insolently
  • loftily
  • superciliously
  • with one's nose in the air
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.