effrontery
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɪˈfɹʌntəɹi/, /ɛˈfɹʌntəɹi/
Noun

effrontery

  1. (uncountable) Insolent and shameless audacity.
    We even had the effrontery to suggest that he should leave the country.
  2. (countable) An act of insolent and shameless audacity.
    Any refusal to salute the president shall be counted as an effrontery.
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