What does the word impertinent mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Impertinence.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Impertinently.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Offending propriety; impudent.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Irrelevant.

Usage examples for impertinent

  1. Now she whispered to her father, and looked again, bending forward a little in a way that seemed impertinent, considering that it was Alice Price. – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  2. " Look here, you fellow, don't be impertinent," broke in Harry Sears coolly, as though David had scarcely the right to speak to him. – Madge Morton's Trust by Amy D. V. Chalmers
  3. We would have a momentary unpleasant sense of impertinent familiarity. – By Desert Ways to Baghdad by Louisa Jebb