malapert


mal·a·pert

adjective \ˌma-lə-ˈpərt\

Definition of MALAPERT

:  impudently bold :  saucy

Origin of MALAPERT

Middle English, from mal- + apert open, frank — more at pert
First Known Use: 14th century

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