June 30th, 2010

book girl by thesilverstrand

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adj characterized by pertness or impudence; saucy; impudent; bold; forward

n An impudent, saucy person


From Old French apert, from Latin apertum, open and prefix mal, bad


By the face of God!” he said, “Waldemar Fitzurse, much hast thou taken upon thee! and over malapert thou wert to cause trumpet to blow, or banner to be raised, in a town where ourselves were in presence, without our express command.” ~Ivanhoe

For the trivia buffs, Malapert happens, also, to be the name of a lunar crater.