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    impertinent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word impertinent

    Definition
    (adj) characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
    Synonyms : irreverent , pert , saucy
    Example Sentence
    • a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner
    Definition
    (adj) not pertinent to the matter under consideration
    Example Sentence
    • an issue extraneous to the debate
    • the price was immaterial
    • mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point
    Definition
    (adj) improperly forward or bold
    Synonyms : fresh , impudent , overbold , sassy , saucy , smart , wise
    Example Sentence
    • 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!
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we its ending words "tinent" sounds like tenant-> so whena imperial owner talks to his tenant he doesnt give any respect...

IMproPER tenant(tinent) are rude and insolent

well... its jst the opp of Pertinent: relevant, related; appropriate, fitting

I+M+PERT+INSOLENT...impertinent means rude hence the word itself tell us the meaning(pert,insolent means rude)

its like a child not giving 'perk' chocolate to his elders...so disrespectful,insolent,impudent of him!

when u pronounce this word rudely you will get the meaning .like imPHERtinent,MEANS RUDE.

impertinent = im (not) + pertinent. not from common teritory.

impertinent - mostly in india husbands(parti)are bold and rude