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namaiki
na adjective, noun

English Meaning(s) for 生意気

na adjective, noun
  1. impertinent; saucy; cheeky; impudent; audacious; cocky; pert; brash

Definition and Synonyms for 生意気

Cheek an impudent statement
Synonyms: こしゃく, 不埒, 不躾, 不遜, 僭越, 厚かましい, 厚皮, 厚顔, 図々しい, 図太い, 太い, 失敬, 小賢しい, 思い上がり, 思い上がる, 無遠慮, 猪口才, 生意気, 鉄面, 鉄面皮
Nervy offensively bold
Synonyms: 生意気
Fresh improperly forward or bold
Synonyms: こしゃく, おこがましい, 僭越, 利いた風, 厚顔, 失礼, 小生意気, 小粋, 小賢しい, 無礼, 無礼, 猪口才, 生意気
Impudent marked by casual disrespect
Synonyms: こしゃく, おこがましい, 不躾, 不遜, 傍若無人, 傲慢, 僭越, 大柄, 大柄, 失礼, 横風, 横風, 洒落臭い, 無礼, 無礼, 無遠慮, 猪口才, 生意気, 驕傲, 驕慢, かさ高, かさ高い
Perkiness inappropriate playfulness
Synonyms: 無遠慮, 生意気
Brazen unrestrained by convention or propriety
Synonyms: こしゃく, ふてぶてしい, いけずうずうしい, 不埒, 不躾, 不遜, 傍若無人, 傲慢, 僭上, 僭越, 厚かましい, 厚皮, 厚顔, 図々しい, 図太い, 大柄, 大柄, 大風, 大風, 太い, 専横, 恥知らず, 憎憎しい, 暴慢, 横風, 横風, 無恥, 無礼, 無礼, 無遠慮, 猛々しい, 生意気, 白々しい, 破廉恥, 臆面もない, 野太い, 鉄面, 鉄面皮, 驕傲, 驕慢, かさ高, かさ高い
Gall the trait of being rude and impertinent
Synonyms: 倨傲, 傍若無人, 傲慢無礼, 厚かましい, 厚皮, 厚顔, 図々しい, 図太い, 生意気, 野放図, 鉄面皮, かさ高い
Gall inclined to take liberties
Synonyms: 倨傲, 傍若無人, 傲慢無礼, 厚かましい, 厚皮, 厚顔, 図々しい, 図太い, 生意気, 野放図, 鉄面皮, かさ高い

Meanings for each kanji in 生意気

life; genuine; birth Kanji Details »
idea; mind; heart; taste; thought; desire; care; liking Kanji Details »
spirit; mind; air; atmosphere; mood Kanji Details »

Categories 生意気 is a member of

Playfulness a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement
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Discourtesy a manner that is rude and insulting
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Discourtesy an expression of lack of respect
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Sample Sentences for 生意気

Don't sass me.
Nobody likes a wise guy.
He was impertinent to his father.
I don't like his smart way of talking.
From an adult's one-sided point of view, children's attitudes often seem to be disobedient.

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