Student Thesaurus

One entry found for effrontery.
Entry Word: effrontery
Function: noun
Text: shameless boldness <the little squirt had the effrontery to deny eating any cookies, even with the crumbs still on his lips>
Synonyms audacity, brashness, brass, brassiness, brazenness, cheek, cheekiness, chutzpah (also chutzpa or hutzpah or hutzpa), gall, nerve, nerviness, pertness, presumption, presumptuousness, sauce, sauciness, temerity
Related Words arrogance, assurance, cockiness, confidence, overconfidence, sanguinity, self-assurance, self-confidence; impertinence, impudence, insolence, rudeness
Near Antonyms bashfulness, diffidence, hesitancy, modesty, shyness, timidity