Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Offending propriety; impudent.

Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "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", 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", Amy D. V. Chalmers.
  3. We would have a momentary unpleasant sense of impertinent familiarity. - "By Desert Ways to Baghdad", Louisa Jebb.