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overbold

(ˌəʊvəˈbəʊld)
adj
too bold or forward; impertinent
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Adj.1.overbold - improperly forward or bold; "don't be fresh with me"; "impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"; "an impudent boy given to insulting strangers"; "Don't get wise with me!"
forward - used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline"
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overbold

[ˌəʊvəˈbəʊld] ADJdemasiado atrevido
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He takes issue with Ker's translation of the same lines: "then the earl of his overboldness granted ground too much to the hateful people." (5) Boldness, he asserts, is not an accurate translation of mod: "it means 'spirit,' or when unqualified 'high spirit,' of which the most usual manifestation is pride.
The dust-jacket of the New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary cries up the work as 'The new authority on the English language'; it is a bold claim, and publishers should beware of overboldness in self-praise.