impertinent definition

  • adjective:
    • surpassing the limits of propriety or great manners; improperly forward or bold: impertinent of a young child to lecture a grown-up.
    • maybe not relevant; irrelevant. See Synonyms at irrelevant.
    • insolent, ill-mannered
    • irrelevant (opposite of pertinent)
    • perhaps not pertinent; maybe not regarding the situation at your fingertips; having no bearing on the subject; never to the idea; irrelevant; inapplicable.
    • despite, or offending against, the rules of propriety or great breeding; guilty of, or prone to, rude, unbecoming, or uncivil words or activities
    • Trifing; inattentive; frivolous.
    • described as a lightly pert and exuberant high quality
    • incorrectly forward or bold
    • not relevant into matter under consideration
  • noun:
    • An impertinent individual.
    • a person who interferes with what does not concern him; one that is rude, uncivil, or offensive in behavior; a meddler; an intruder.
  • others:
    • Not important; not with respect to the situation available; to not ever the purpose; irrelevant; inapposite; out of place.
    • Negligent of or inattentive to your matter at your fingertips; careless; frivolous.
    • despite the guidelines of propriety or good breeding; uncivil: talking or acting presumptuously or offensively; pragmatical; meddling: as, impertinent behavior; an impertinent child.
    • Synonyms Impertinent, Officious, saucy, impudent, insolent, rude, unmannerly, pert, bold, Impertinent means forward, intrusive, generally speaking from interest, but often with undesired guidance, etc.; officious suggests forward to offer and undertake service where it's neither required nor desired. A busybody might be either impertinent or officious, or both. See impudence.

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