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malapert

División en sílabas: mal·a·pert
Pronunciación: /ˈmaləpərt
 
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archaic

Definición de malapert en inglés:

adjetivo

Boldly disrespectful to a person of higher standing.
Example sentences
  • Indeed, we aim to show that the somewhat malapert remarks of Derrida on Fukuyama open up onto something that is much more significant than scorn.
  • Nay, then I must have an ounce or two of this malapert blood from you.
  • The fool was a very humble person, haunting kitchen and scullery, messing almost with the dogs, and liable, when malapert, to a whipping.

sustantivo

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An impudent person.
Example sentences
  • The rest of you who are learners, healthy skeptics, and marketing malaperts will find lessons within.
  • A lively and crude cast of food wizards and malaperts enliven Bourdain's narrative.
  • One other thing, the featured lackbrains and malaperts were only a few of the attendees for the first two panel discussions at the Vision America conference

Origen

Middle English: from mal- 'improperly' + archaic apert 'insolent'.

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