I dig out strings of beads so impertinently large that they could never have been spat from the mere entrails of an oyster.
Here, on a little spinning, askew-axised thing we call a planet—(impertinently enough, since we are far more planetary ourselves).
I intend to be inquisitorial, as the committee say they are,--but not impertinently so.
Richard Travis was in a jolly mood at the supper table that night, and Harry became jolly also, impertinently so.
Never afterwards did they venture to look at her impertinently.
Mr Arnold followed my example; but looked at me, I do not know how—impertinently—as if he thought I did not dislike him.
Beyle was ever curious, impertinently so—the Paul Pry of psychologists.
She meant to be impertinently curious, just as such an Anne Cox should be.
"Which means—" the Chief said, impertinently, while White Buffalo bit his lips.
“I don't know what you mean by likely,” Maria said, impertinently, in her shame and defiance.
late 14c., "unconnected, unrelated, not to the point," from Old French impertinent (14c.) or directly from Late Latin impertinentem (nominative impertinens) "not belonging," literally "not to the point," from assimilated form of Latin in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + pertinens (see pertinent). Sense of "rudely bold" is 1680s, from earlier sense of "not appropriate to the situation," probably modeled on similar use in French, especially by Molière, from notion of meddling with what is beyond one's proper sphere.