Definition of imprudent
- an imprudent investor
It's politically imprudent to stir up such controversy during an election year.
a very sweet girl, but so imprudent that no one trusts her with a secret
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: not wise or sensible : not prudent
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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