Reverse Dictionary: IMPR – IMZ


IMPRACTICABILITY – nouns
– AWKWARDNESS perverseness, obstinacy, impracticability …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– AWKWARDS perverseness, obstinacy, impracticability …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 
IMPRACTICABLE – adjectives
– IMPRESTABLE † impracticable …1683 Sc.
 
IMPRACTICAL – adjectives
– CRACKPOT crazily impractical …1934 sl.
– WOOLLY-HEADED inclined to idealism and hopeful fantasy; impractical …1883 Amer. sl.
 
IMPRESS – nouns
– YAVE † the power to inspire respect or fear; the ability to impress one’s opinions or wills on others; the act of impressing with much earnestness …1866 Sc.
impress – verbs 
– COME ON STRONG to try to create a strong impression …1950s Amer. sl.
– DAZZLE SOMEONE WITH FOOTWORK to impress someone with facile virtuosity …1980s Amer. sl.
– GET OFF ON THE WRONG FOOT to make a bad initial impression …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– MAKE A FANCY to make a good impression …1936 Amer. dial.
– MAKE ONE’S MARBLE GOOD to make a good impression on a person, ingratiate oneself …Aust. & NZ sl.
– ROCK to impress by wearing an item of clothing, or playing a musical instrument …sl., chiefly US
– SCALE to impress; to astound …1887 sl.
– WOW to impress someone powerfully and favourably …1920s Amer. sl.
– YAVE † to overawe; to keep thoroughly in one’s power; to impress strongly …1866 Sc.
 
IMPRESSED – adjectives
– BLOWN AWAY greatly impressed; overwhelmed …Bk2006 US sl.
– FRIGHTEN easily impressed …1990s W. Indies sl.
impressed – verbs
– SHOOK ON to be keen on, to be impressed by, to admire …1888 Aust. & NZ sl.
 
IMPRESSION (effect) – nouns
– FANCY a favourable impression …1936 Amer. dial.
 
IMPRESSION (mark, etc.) – nouns
– ECTYPE † an impression in wax, clay, etc. of a seal or medal …1662
 
IMPRESSIVE – adjectives
– ALMIGHTY great, impressive …1824 UK
– BEAUTY large or impressive of its kind …1895 Eng. dial.
– BONZER excellent, extremely good, first-rate; great, impressive; remarkable …1901 Aust. sl.
– DANGEROUS extremely effective or impressive …1984 US sl.
– EYE-FILLING visually impressive; extremely colourful, attractive, etc. …1769
– EYEFUL * attractive or striking to the eye; visually impressive or pleasing …1882
– EYE-GLUTTING visually impressive; extremely attractive, etc. …1590
– EYE-POPPING surprising, astonishing, impressive; visually spectacular …1918 orig. US
– HAIRY good, impressive …1959 US sl.
– INBEARING † persuasive, eloquent, impressive …1694 Sc.
– LARGE impressive, esp. in amount or degree …1883 Amer. sl.
– MAJOR-LEAGUE impressive; formidable; significant; hence, a notable degree or amount of …1941 Amer. sl.
– MONSTER excellent, very good; impressive, large, big, formidable …1953 US sl., orig. Black usage
– NATION very large, very great; impressive …1765 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– SHARP excellent, fine; impressive …sl., orig. US
– SHOW-STOPPING impressive; sensational …colloq.
– SLICK AS THE CAT’S WHISKERS excellent; impressive …1926 US sl.
– SOCKO extremely impressive or successful …1935 sl.
– SPLENDIOUS † splendid, very impressive, very good …1609 
​- TEARING impressive, splendid, first-rate …M17 sl.
– TEN-CARAT big; impressive; imposing …Amer. sl.
– TEN FEET TALL hugely impressive; menacing …1962 Amer. sl.
– WHAMBANG loud, large, and impressive …1920s US
impressive – nouns
– BABY an impressive, large object …1907 US sl.
– BAD BOY anything good or impressive …1980s US Black sl.
– BIG BERTHA something unusually large or impressive …1931 US sl.
– BIG BOY something that is a large, heavy, or impressive example of its kind …1918 US sl.
– BONZER something very good, large, impressive, etc. of its kind …1901 Aust. sl.
– BULGE † a very large or impressive thing; something important  …1835 Amer. dial.
– BULGER † a very large or impressive thing …1835 Amer. dial.
– DYNAMITE something that is very powerful or impressive …1942 US sl.
– EYEFUL a striking or impressive sight …1858
– HELL ON WHEELS anything regarded as a nasty, formidable, violent, or impressive situation or event …1927 Amer. dial.
– HELL UPON WHEELS anything regarded as a nasty, formidable, violent, or impressive situation or event …1843 Amer. dial.
– LIGHTNING STRIKER a formidable or impressive thing …1867 US sl.
– NATION a great deal; a large number or amount; hence, an impressive example …1762
– PEARLER an excellent thing; something impressive …1935 sl., chiefly Aust.
– RATTLER something serious or impressive …1847 sl.
​- SNORTER something outstandingly impressive or difficult …Brit. sl.
– STONKER something which is very large or impressive of its kind …1987 sl.
– WOWSER something very successful and impressive; a sensation …1928 Amer. sl.
impressive – person
– FAIR HELL anyone who excels at something; an impressive person …1934 US Black student sl.
– HELL anyone who excels at something; an impressive person …1934 US Black student sl.
– HELL ON WHEELS a very impressive, nasty, or violent person …1843 US sl.
– HER NIBS an important, impressive person …1878 sl.
– HIS NIBS an important, impressive person …1885 sl.
– MARVEL an impressive person; also used ironically …1956 Aust. sl.
– MOBY DICK a large, important, or impressive man …a1974
– WIG TIGHTENER someone very impressive …Bk2000 hipster sl. 
 
IMPRISON – see PRISON
 
IMPROBABILITY – nouns
– INVERISIMILITUDE unlikelihood; improbability …E19
 
IMPROBABLE – adjectives
– UNBEELIKE improbable ….1846 Sc.
– UNLIKE unlikely, improbable …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
improbable – nouns 
– MARVELLOUS, THE that which is prodigious or extravagantly improbable …1749
improbable – verbs 
– BACK UP A CAR LENGTH to be thus addressed signifies that your tale is improbable and should be modified …1897 Amer. dial.
– TAKE THE CAKE to be highly improbable …1960s sl.
 
IMPROMPTU – adjectives
– LARGE † of speech, etc.: free, unrestrained; in bad sense, lax, licentious, improper, gross …c1374
– OFF-THE-CUFF with little or no preparation; extemporaneous; impromptu …1940
– SUDDEN † done, performed, or prepared on the spur of the moment; extempore, impromptu …1591
impromptu – verbs 
– RAP to have any form of impromptu dialogue …1960s sl.
 
IMPROPER – adjectives
– FIE-FIE improper, of improper character …19C sl.
– FUNNY unusual in a way which causes suspicion or unease; deceptive, dishonest, unethical; also, inappropriate, improper …1903 colloq.
– PAH nasty; hence, improper, unbecoming …a1654
– SAUCY improper; indecent …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– UNCONABLE † improper, unbefitting …a1340
– UNDAINTY unbecoming, improper …1911 Sc.
– UNPROPER improper; indecent …Bk1905 Sc. & Eng. dial.
improper – nouns
– UNCUNNE  improper conduct …c1200
– WRONGO something wrong or improper; an error, a lie, a misstatement, etc. …1937 Amer. sl.
 
IMPROPERLY – adverbs
– ABUSEFULLY †* in an abusive manner; abusively; improperly …1656
– FALSE † improperly, wrongly …1596 obs. or arch.
– IMPERTINENTLY † inappropriately, incongruously, in a way contrary to reason, good sense, or propriety; improperly, unbecomingly …1640
– UNCOMELILY † improperly, unduly …1561
– UNCONABLY † in an unseemly manner; unfittingly; improperly, unduly …a1340
 
IMPROPRIETY – nouns
– EXTRAVAGANCY † abnormal or unusual character; eccentricity; impropriety, unbecomingness …1651
 
IMPROVE – adjectives
– ALTERING likely to improve …1875 Eng. dial.
improve – person
– BETTERER one who makes better; an improver …1600
– IMPROVERESS a female who improves something …1744 
improve – verbs 
– BATTEN to grow better, or improve in condition; of animals esp., to improve in bodily condition by feeding, to feed to advantage, to thrive, to grow fat …1591
– BOW UP to improve …1939 Amer. dial.
– BUCK UP to improve …Bk1999 
– GATHER UP ONE’S CRUMBS † to ‘pick up’ or recover one’s strength or health; to improve in condition …1588 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– I-WEALY † to make a person wealthy or wealthier; also, to enrich, to improve, to enhance something …a1000
– LICK THY CALF to improve or repair work that has been imperfectly or badly done …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– MAKE A SCRATCH to improve one’s status …1930s sl.
– MAKE ONE’S ALLEY GOOD to exploit a situation; to improve one’s position …1924 Aust.
– MEGGAR to improve, to get better; to recover from an illness, etc.; to get over an illness …1856 Eng. dial.
– MELIORATE to make better, to improve, to ameliorate; to grow better …a1552
– MELIORIZE * to make better; to improve; to grow better …1598 
​- MENSE to make up for; to amend, to improve …Bk1905 Sc.
– PARLAY to improve one’s position, esp. by taking what one already has, material or otherwise …E19 sl., orig. US
– RAGOO † to give piquancy or variety to; to enrich or improve …1749
– RAGOUT † to give piquancy or variety to; to enrich or improve …1749
– RAIL † to improve in condition …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TAKE UP to improve in health or character …1883 Sc.
– TICKLE to touch up; to improve or decorate with light touches …1845
– UP to improve, to boost; to promote …1950s sl., orig. US
 
IMPROVED – adjectives
– UNBETTERABLE incapable of being improved …1806
– WELL-MENDED of an ill person: improved in health …20C Ireland
 
IMPROVEMENT – nouns
– BETTERANCE the process of bettering; amelioration, improvement; betterment …1614
– BETTERMENT improvement …1885 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– BOTE OF BEAM † remedy, improvement, restoration …1330
– MENDATION amendment, improvement …1844 Eng. dial.
– MENDMENT amendment, improvement …Bk1905 Sc.
– MENDS improvement, cure; amelioration of conduct, health, etc. …1721 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– OFFER promise, hopes, prospect of improvement …1953 Sc.
 
IMPROVIDENT – adjectives
– MALEGERENT †* ill-behaving, unthrifty, improvident …1727
improvident – phrases 
– COME DAY, GO DAY applied to an improvident person who spends all and saves nothing …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 
IMPROVING – adjectives
– BETTERING * that comes better; improving …c1625
– IMPROVATORY of improving nature or tendency …1835 nonce word
– ON THE GAIN in the process of recuperating or improving …1850 Amer. dial.
– ON THE MAKE improving one’s status or situation; rising in position or influence; succeeding in one’s business or vocation …1864 Amer. colloq.
– ON THE MENDING HAND improving, recovering health; recovering from sickness or injury; convalescent …1675 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– ON THE MENDING ROAD improving, recovering health …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– ON THE MENDING SIDE improving, recovering health …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– ON THE MENDING WAY improving, recovering health …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
IMPROVISE – nouns
– DANCE AROUND to improvise, etc., in order to avoid a question or issue …1970s Amer. sl.
– REACH-ME-DOWN anything improvised …1923 colloq.
improvise – person
– IMPROVISATOR one who improvises or composes extempore …1795
– IMPROVISATRICE a woman who improvises …1804 
improvise – verbs 
– FAKE to improvise words or music; to ad-lib …1889 sl., orig. theatrical usage
– FAKE A LINE to improvise a speech …c1860 theatrical usage
– FAKE IT to improvise words or music; to ad-lib …1889 sl., orig. theatrical usage
– FLY BY THE SEAT OF ONE’S PANTS to improvise …Bk1995 US sl.
– FUDGE IT to improvise …Bk1995 US sl.
– HETCHEL UP to improvise hastily; to put something together in a hurry; to find something to more or less suit an immediate need …1950 Amer. dial.
– KLUDGE to improvise with a poorly matched part or parts …1962 sl., orig. US
– KLUGE to improvise with a poorly matched part or parts …1962 sl., orig. US
– PULL SOMETHING OUT OF ONE’S ASS to come up with something without forethought or preparation, to improvise …1979
 
IMPROVISED – adjectives
– POOR BOY cheap, makeshift, improvised …1950 Amer. dial.
– SNAPPER-RIGGED improvised; repaired in a makeshift fashion …2002 Can sl., orig. nautical
 
IMPRUDENT – adjectives
– GAIPY rash, foolish, imprudent …1929 Sc.
– GAPPY rash, foolish, imprudent …1929 Sc.
– UNADVISING † imprudent …1721
– UNAVISY †* not well-advised, imprudent …c1420
– UNCANNY giddy, careless, incautious, imprudent …1638 orig. Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– UNCIRCUMSPECT of persons: not cautious, imprudent, unwary …1502
– WARELESS † unwary, incautious, imprudent …1562
imprudent – nouns
– FOOT-IN-MOUTH DISEASE the habit of making inappropriate, insensitive, or imprudent statements …Bk2006 US sl.
 
IMPUDENCE – nouns
– ACID cheek; impudence, heavy sarcasm …1910s sl.
– ARSE boldness, gall, gumption. impudence; hence, luck as a result of this …c1940 Aust. sl.
– BACKCHAT impudent replies; backtalk; answering back in an insolent manner …1901 UK sl., orig. military
– BACK-JAW impudence; abusive language …1932 Sc.
– BALDERDASH filthy or obscene talk or writing; impudent language; abuse …1715 Eng. dial.
– BRASS audacity, effrontery; courage; nerve; impudence …1642
– BRASS NECK audacity, effrontery; courage; nerve; impudence …1984 sl.
– CHAT cheek, impudence …L19 sl.
– CHEEK impudent talk; audacity; effrontery …1840 sl.
– CHIN MUSIC talk, esp. impudent talk …1821 Amer. sl.
– CHUTZBAH impudence; audacity, effrontery …1853 Yiddish
– CHUTZPA impudence; audacity, effrontery …1853 Yiddish
– CHUTZPAH impudence; audacity, effrontery …1853 Yiddish
– FAAS impudence, cheek …1930s W. Indies sl.
– FAASTINESS rudeness, impudence …1950s W. Indies sl.
– FACE audacity, impudence …17C US sl.
– FACETYNESS impudence …1940s W. Indies & UK Black sl.
– FACIAL AREA audacity, impudence …17C US sl.
– FASS impudence, cheek …20C W. Indies sl.
– FRONT effrontery, impudence …M17
– GALL impudence, arrogance, self-possession, brazen assurance …1882 orig. US sl.
– HAWBAW impudence; pert, saucy speaking …B1900 Eng. dial.
– HIDE impudence, effrontery, nerve …E20 chiefly Aust. & NZ
– HUTZPA unmitigated effrontery or impudence; gall …1890 sl.
– HUTZPAH unmitigated effrontery or impudence; gall …1890 sl.
– ILL-GAB insolent, impudent language; the power to use such language …Bk1905 Sc.
– IMPERANCE impertinence; impudence …1766 sl.
– IMPERENCE impudence …1837 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– IMPITTENCE impudence, impertinence, forwardness …1896 Eng. dial.
– IMPURENCE impudence …1766
– INSURANCE assurance, great boldness, impudence …1893 Amer. dial.
– JAVER idle talk; bold, assuming talk; impudence …1869 Eng. dial.
– JAW cheeky or impudent talk; also, a talk, a speech, a lecture, an address …1748
– LIP impudence; talking back …1803 UK sl.
– MALAPERTNESS † the quality of being presumptuous; impudence, sauciness …1430-40 obs. exc. arch.
– MOXIE courage, impudence, ability …1930s sl.
– NASH impudent or caustic talk, biting remarks …1791 Sc.
– NASH-GAB garrulous or impudent talk …1816 Sc.
– NASHIN impudent or caustic talk …1923 Sc.
– NERVE audacity, effrontery, impudence, cheek …1887
– OBRAVE an act of impudence or effrontery …1894 Eng. dial.
– OLD BUCK impudence, cheek; gossip; abuse …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– ONCE A WEEK cheek, impudence, audacity …20C rhyming sl.
– PROCACITY forwardness, petulance, sauciness, pertness, impudence …1621
– RAG-SAUCE chatter; impudence …c1840 sl.
– SAS impudent talk …1835 US sl.
– SASS sauciness, impertinence, cheek; impudent talk …1835 N. Amer. colloq.
– SAUCE cheek, impudence …L16
– TASH saucy, pert speech; impudence …1815 Sc.
impudence – verbs
– CHEEK to display or act with impudence …1900 Amer. dial.
– FACE OUT to overcome someone with coolness, effrontery, or impudence; to face down …1533
– HAVE A FACE FOR OUGHT to have assurance or impudence enough for anything …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– HAVE A NECK to show impudence or presumption …1895 Eng. dial.
 
IMPUDENT – adjectives
– BAIRSE impertinent, impudent …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BANDY impudent; obstinate …Bk1911 Sc.
– BIGETY conceited, vain, self-important; impudent, boastful …1952 Amer. dial.
– BIGGEDY conceited, vain, self-important; impudent, boastful …1952 Amer. dial.
– BIGGETY conceited, vain, self-important; impudent, boastful …1933 Amer. dial.
– BIGGITY conceited, vain, self-important; impudent, boastful …1880 Amer. dial.
– BIGGOTY conceited, vain, self-important; impudent, boastful …1943 Amer. dial.
– BIGIFIED conceited, vain, stuck-up, self-important; impudent, boastful, egotistic …c1960 Amer. dial.
– BIGOTED conceited, vain, stuck-up, self-important; impudent, boastful, haughty …1902 Amer. dial.
– BOLD AS BRASS very bold or impudent; brazen-faced …1789
– BRAISANT brazened; impudent, bold; hardened, shameless …Bk1911 Sc.
– COCKAPERT † impudent, saucy …1556
– COPPER-FACED brazen-faced; impudent …1602
– DACIOUS impudent, rude …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– EFFRONTUOUS †* characterized by effrontery, impudent …a1734
– FAASTIE rude, impertinent, impudent …1950s W. Indies & Jamaica usage
– FACETY cheeky, impudent, rude, arrogant …1943 W. Indies & UK Black sl.
– FACEY cheeky, rude, impudent …E17
– FACIE impudent, cheeky …1825 Sc.
– FACY † cheeky, rude, impudent …1605 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– FACY-GATE impudent, brazen-faced ..Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– FAST forward, impulsive, prone to rashness; cheeky, rude, impudent, impertinent …Bk1900 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– FASTY rude, impertinent, impudent …1950s W. Indies & Jamaica sl.
– FAUSTY irascible, angry, low, mean, cross; pert, impertinent, impudent, self-important; frisky, mettlesome …1890 Amer. dial.
– FEISTY, FICETY irascible, argumentative, touchy, angry, low, mean, cross; pert, impertinent, impudent, self-important; frisky, mettlesome …1890 Amer. dial.
– FISTY irascible, angry, low, mean, cross; pert, impertinent, impudent, self-important; frisky, mettlesome …1890 Amer. dial.
– FLOSSY pert, impudent …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– FRESH amorously over-free or cheeky; pert; forward; bold; impudent …1845 sl., orig. US
– FYSTY irascible, angry, low, mean, cross; pert, impertinent, impudent, self-important; frisky, mettlesome …1890 Amer. dial.
– GABBIT loquacious, talkative, tattling; impudent, impertinent …1808 Sc.
– GALLOWS mischievous, wild, impish, unmanageable, tiresome; impudent, saucy …1875 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HARD-FACED impudent; obstinate; brazen-faced …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– IKY impertinent, impudent, cheeky …1906 Amer. dial.
– ILL-HUNG of a tongue: impudent, insolent …1882 Sc.
– ILL-SAIRED impudent …1892 Sc.
– IMPERENT impudent …1838
– IMPERSOME impertinent, impudent …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– IMPERT pert, impertinent, impudent …1889 Eng. dial.
– IMPITY impudent, uppity …1967 Amer. dial.
– IRON-SIDED hardy, rough, unmanageable; impudent, defiant …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LIKE A MONKEY WITH A TIN TOOL impudent. self-satisfied …c1863
– LIPPY impudent, rude, pert, disrespectful, talkative …1875 sl.
– MALAPERT † presumptuous, impudent, saucy; bold or forward from lack of proper respect or modesty …c1420 obs. exc. arch.
– MOUTHY loquacious, talkative; often also implying boastfulness or impudence …1589 sl.
– NASH-GABBIT impudent or caustic in speech …1877 Sc.
– NEBSIE, NEBSY impudent, pert …1923 Sc. 
– NERVY cool, confident, impudent …1897
– OFF BASE presumptuous; impudent …1950s US sl.
– OUTDACIOUS impudent, shameless, audacious, bold, incorrigible; of things: very bad, shocking …1885 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– OWDACIOUS impudent, shameless, audacious, bold, incorrigible; of things: very bad, shocking …1847 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– PAUKY, PAWKY proud, conceited, impudent, bold, precocious, forward, inquisitive; esp. used of children …1801 Sc. & Eng. dial.  
– PROCACIOUS * forward, insolent, impudent, saucy, pert, petulant …1660
– PROTERVE †* forward, wayward, stubborn; peevish, petulant; proud, arrogant, impudent …1382
– PROTERVOUS † forward, wayward, untoward, stubborn, impudent, peevish, petulant …1547
– RUFTY-TUFTY † rude, rough; boisterous; impudent …1606
– SASSY impudent, cheeky; bold, lively; stylish … 1833 colloq., orig. & chiefly US
– TAUNTRIL † bold, impudent …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TOITISH saucy, pert, or impudent; easily offended; flighty in temper; irritable, ill-tempered, snappish …1846 Eng. dial.
impudent – person
– ABOK a talkative or impudent child …Bk1824 Sc.
– BAGGAGE a flirtatious young woman; an impudent, romping, saucy girl …1672 sl.
– BAGLE an impudent and disreputable woman; an opprobrious term for a woman of bad character …Bk1855
– BANDAR an impudent or mischievous man or boy …Bk2014 Hindi
– BILLINGSGATE  a clamouring, foul-mouthed person; a vulgar abuser; a scolding impudent slut …1683
– BIRST a small, impudent person …1824 Sc.
– BRASS-FACE † an impudent person …1647
– CAPRON † an impudent fellow …c1460
– CHAFE-LITTER an impudent, cheeky person …M16 sl.
– CHAPPRON † an impudent fellow …c1460
– CLIPPIE a talkative woman; an impudent girl …19C Sc.
– DALTHEEN an impudent fellow …20C Ireland
– EFFRONTERIST † one who displays effrontery …1776 nonce word
– FACY-GATE a brazen-faced, impudent person …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– FAIZART a puny, effeminate man; a weakling, a coward; an impudent fellow; a shameless person …1721 Sc.
– FAZARD a puny, effeminate man; a weakling, a coward; an impudent fellow …1721 Sc.
– FLAPSE † an impudent or impertinent fellow …a1652
​- FLIP an impudent person …1942 US sl.
– GABBER a ready or chatty talker; one who is loquacious and rather impudent in conversation …1793
– GABBIE one who is loquacious and rather impudent in conversation; a pert, talkative person; a prater; a chatterbox; a tattler …1841 Sc.
– GAMIN a neglected boy, left to run about the streets; a street urchin, a guttersnipe; generally, a streetwise or impudent child  …1832
– GILPIE, GILPY  a young man or boy, esp. a lively, mischievous or impudent one; a roguish boy …1718 Sc.
– GLOWBASON a bold, impudent person …1873 Eng. dial.
– HARD NECK a very impudent or brazen person …20C UK sl.
– HASH (depreciative) a person who makes a mess of things; one who speaks or acts clumsily, foolishly, or overhastily; one who is stupid, impudent, slovenly, clumsy, dissolute in speech or action  …1655 chiefly Sc.
– HIS NABS a vain, pretentious, or impudent person …Bk1877 Eng. dial.
– IMPERANCE an impudent person …1766 sl.
– JACKANAPES anybody at once ugly (or diminutive), showy, and impudent …1534
– JACK-SAUCE † a saucy or impudent fellow; a little oaf …c1550
– JACK-THE-LAD (a nickname for) a troublemaker or rogue, esp. one regarded with both admiration and mistrust; someone noticeably sharper, smarter, or smugger than the rest; a young impudent man; a popular villain; also, a wanted criminal…1981 Brit. colloq.
– JAY an impertinent chatterer; an impudent person; a talkative person …1523
– JAYBIRD a saucy or impudent person …1887 Amer. dial.
– LIMMER a wild, undisciplined girl; a bold, impudent girl or woman; a jade, a hussy …1786 Sc.
– MADAM a disrespectful young woman or girl; an impudent (young) woman …1802 sl.
– MALAPERT † a presumptuous, impudent, pert, or saucy person …1622 obs. exc. arch.
– MOPSY a forward, impudent girl …Bk1997 Irish sl. 
– MOXIE, MOXY an impudent upstart …1968 US Black sl.
– NABS a vain, pretentious, or impudent person; a term of familiarity …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– NEBSIE, NEBSY an impudent or pert old woman …1825 Sc.
– NIBSIE an impudent old woman …a1838 Sc. 
– NITTERS † a greedy, grubbing, impudent, withered female …1824 Sc. 
– OBLOQUIUM a malapert or impudent knave …Bk1869
– ONE one who stands out in some way, as for impudence, expertise, etc. …L19 sl.
– QUEAN a woman; a female; from early Middle English a term of disparagement or abuse; hence, a bold, impudent, or ill-behaved woman; a jade, a hussy; a harlot, a strumpet, esp. in 16th-17th centuries …a1000 
– QUINE a bold, impudent, shameless, or malevolent woman; a hussy, a slut …1720 Sc.
– RADICAL a troublesome boy; an impudent, dissipated fellow; a wild, unruly fellow; a rogue, a blackguard; a rascal …Bk1886 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– RAMPANT †* a bold, vulgar, ill-behaved woman or girl; an impudent female …1671
– RANNELL † a hussy, a jade; an impudent girl or woman; an unchaste or lewd woman …1573
– RANNIGAL a bold, impudent, unruly person …1825 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– RANNYGILL a bold, impudent, unruly person …1825 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– RASPER an impudent, overreaching fellow; a close-fisted, economical person …B1900 Eng. dial.
– REAL DAG, A someone or something extraordinary or entertaining; an amusingly eccentric or impudent person; a character …1875 Aust. & NZ sl.
– SACKET a term of abuse; a scamp, a rascal, a pert, impudent person …1853 Sc.
– SAD CATTLE prostitutes, viewed as a group; impudent, lewd women; gypsies …c1698 UK criminals’ sl. 
– SASS-BOX a cheeky or impudent person, esp. a child; a saucy or pert woman or child …1857 Amer. dial. 
– SASS-BUCKET an impudent person, esp. a child; a saucy or pert woman or child …1965 Amer. dial.
– SASS-POT an impudent person, esp. a child; a saucy or pert woman or child …1965 Amer. dial.
– SASSY-BOX an impudent person, esp. a child; a saucy or pert woman or child …1965 Amer. dial.
– SAUCE † an impudent person …a1553
– SAUCEBOX an impudent person, esp. a child; a person addicted to making saucy or impertinent remarks …1588 colloq.
– SAUCE-JACK an impudent or impertinent person …Bk1855
– SAUCELING an impudent or impertinent person …Bk1903 sl.
– SAUCEPOT an impudent person …1998 UK sl.
– SAUCY-BOX  a person addicted to making saucy, impudent, or impertinent remarks …1588 colloq. 
– SAUCY JACK a cheeky, impudent man …M16 sl.
– SKELPIE-LIMMER a jade, a hussy; an impudent girl or woman …1785 Sc.
– SKIPJACK a pert, shallow-brained fellow; a young, impudent person; a conceited fop or dandy …1554 arch.
– SMATCHET a small, contemptible person; a mischievous, impudent, pert child; used as a term of  contempt or dislike …c1582 Sc.
– SNICKET a pert, saucy, forward girl; a term of reproach for a little girl; a naughty child; a dirty, careless, impudent woman …1867 Eng. dial.
– TASTRILL a saucy, impudent child; one who is badly behaved; a mischievous character; a cunning rogue, a rascal …Bk1892 Eng. dial.
– TITTUP a pert, impudent or forward woman or girl; a hussy, a minx …1762 Eng. dial.
– TITTY-UP a pert, impudent or forward woman or girl; a hussy, a minx …1901 Eng. dial.
– WISE APPLE an impudent person …Bk1975 Amer. sl. 
– YABOK a talkative or impudent child …Bk1841 Sc.
– YAP an impudent, forward child or youth; a mischievous lad …1839 Eng. dial.
– YAUP an impudent, forward child or youth; a mischievous lad …1839 Eng. dial.
– YEP an impudent, forward child or youth; a mischievous lad …1839 Eng. dial.
– YIP an impudent, forward child or youth; a mischievous lad …1839 Eng. dial.
impudent – verbs
– COME THE ACID to be heavily sarcastic or especially impudent …1910s UK sl.
– COME THE OLD ACID to be heavily sarcastic or especially impudent …1910s sl.
– COME THE OLD ACID DROP to be heavily sarcastic or especially impudent …1962 UK sl.
– GANSEL to scold, to upbraid, to storm at someone; to make an impudent retort …1818 Sc.
– GANSHEL to scold, to upbraid, to storm at someone; to make an impudent retort …1818 Sc.
– HAZEN AT to speak impudently to …1825 Eng. dial.
– IMPER to be bold or impudent …1899 Sc.
– NASH to talk in a pert, impudent, or caustic manner …1825 Sc.
– SAUCE to be impertinent to; to answer impudently; to be cheeky, to tease …1862 Eng. dial.
– SASSY to speak impudently or saucily to …1883 Amer. dial.
– SCOWER to glower or look impudently at a person …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– TALK BACK to make a rude response to, to be impudent …M19 sl.
 
IMPUDENTLY – adverbs
– BRASSILY with impudent or brazen confidence …1889
– EFFRONTUOUSLY † impudently …a1734
 
IMPULSE – nouns
– GAD-FLY an irresistible impulse to some course of action …1864
– OESTRUS something that stings or goads one on, a stimulus; vehement impulse; passion, frenzy …1850
– VAP an impulse; a sudden urge …1957 Trinidad and Tobago
– VAPS an impulse; a sudden urge …1957 Trinidad and Tobago
– YARK †* an impulse, an eager desire …1577
– YERK †* an impulse, an eager desire …1577
impulse – verbs 
– BELLRAIVE to rove about; to be unsteady; to act on impulse …Bk1911 Sc.
 
IMPULSIVE – adjectives
– FAST forward, impulsive, prone to rashness; cheeky, rude, impudent, impertinent …Bk1900 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HABBER-GLABBER rash, impetuous, extremely impulsive and headstrong in behaviour …1929 Sc.
– HAMMER-GLAMMER rash, impetuous, extremely impulsive and headstrong in behaviour …1929 Sc.
– MADCAP mad, crackbrained, reckless, wildly impulsive …1588
– NOTIONATE given to notions or impulses, fanciful, whimsical …1859 Sc. & Amer. dial.
– QUICK ON THE TRIGGER impulsive …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– RANDOM impulsive, uncontrolled, flighty, careless …1880 Eng. dial.
impulsive – person
– FANTAST a visionary, a dreamer; a flighty, impulsive person …1588
– HIP-SHOOTER a person who makes snap decisions or acts impulsively; someone who talks without thinking; someone who speaks very frankly …1964 orig. & chiefly US
– MADCAP a reckless, wildly impulsive person; also applied playfully to young women of lively and impulsive temperament …1591
– PHANTAST a visionary, a dreamer; a flighty, impulsive person …1588
– TEAR-ARSE a wild, reckless, impulsive, or delinquent person …Bk1988 Aust. sl. 
impulsive – verbs
– RUSH ONE’S FENCES to act precipitously or with excessive haste; to act without thinking …1826
– SHOOT FROM THE HIP to make a snap decision; to act or react impulsively, intuitively, or spontaneously; to speak hastily, frankly, or without concern for the consequences …1869
 
IMPULSIVELY – adverbs
– HOLUS-BOLUS impulsively, without consideration …1847 Eng. dial.
– ON THE SPLEEN † impulsively, suddenly …c1460
– ON THE WAG on the spur of the moment; impulsively …1876 Eng. dial.
– RIGHT OFF THE REEL on the spur of the moment; impulsively, extempore …1897 Sc.
 
IMPURE – adjectives
– HORY † foul; impure; unclean; dirty …c1000 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– IMMUND unclean, impure; filthy, foul …1621
– UNCLEANLY impure; morally or spiritually corrupt …1340
– VENUS impure, immoral …1821 Sc.
 
IMPURITY – nouns
– FEDITY † foulness, impurity, loathsomeness, whether moral or physical …1542
– GALL † filth, impurity …a1300
– IMMUNDICITY † uncleanness, impurity; filthiness …1530
– IMMUNDITY uncleanness, filthiness, impurity …1870
impure – verbs 
– DEPURE † to free from impurities, to purge …a1400-50
 
IMPUTE – verbs
– AR(R)ETT † to impute …c1340
– RETTE † to impute, to ascribe …a1382