Associations to the word «Impertinent»


IMPERTINENT, adjective. Insolent, ill-mannered
IMPERTINENT, adjective. Irrelevant (opposite of pertinent)
IMPERTINENT, noun. An impertinent individual.

Dictionary definition

IMPERTINENT, adjective. Characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality; "a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner".
IMPERTINENT, adjective. Not pertinent to the matter under consideration; "an issue extraneous to the debate"; "the price was immaterial"; "mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point".
IMPERTINENT, adjective. Improperly forward or bold; "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!".

Wise words

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
Mohandas Gandhi