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Related to contumelious: inordinately, germane, vituperative
con·tu·me·ly(kŏn′to͞o-mə-lē, -tyo͞o-, -təm-lē)
n. pl. con·tu·me·lies
1. Rudeness or contempt arising from arrogance; insolence.
2. An insolent or arrogant remark or act.
[Middle English contumelie, from Old French, from Latin contumēlia; akin to contumāx, insolent.]
con′tu·me′li·ous (kŏn′tə-mē′lē-əs) adj.
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|Adj.||1.||contumelious - arrogantly insolent|
disrespectful - exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous; "remarks disrespectful of the law"; "disrespectful in the presence of his parents"; "disrespectful toward his teacher"
1. Rude and disrespectful:
assuming, assumptive, audacious, bold, boldfaced, brash, brazen, cheeky, familiar, forward, impertinent, impudent, insolent, malapert, nervy, overconfident, pert, presuming, presumptuous, pushy, sassy, saucy, smart.