Origin of impertinent
SYNONYMS FOR impertinent
ANTONYMS FOR impertinent
Related formsim·per·ti·nent·ly, adverbim·per·ti·nent·ness, nounun·im·per·ti·nent, adjectiveun·im·per·ti·nent·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for impertinently
I dig out strings of beads so impertinently large that they could never have been spat from the mere entrails of an oyster.
“I don't know what you mean by likely,” Maria said, impertinently, in her shame and defiance.By the Light of the Soul|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
I intend to be inquisitorial, as the committee say they are,--but not impertinently so.Slavery Ordained of God|Rev. Fred A. Ross, D.D.
There was the brass-headed nail on which I had hung it, impertinently and nakedly bright.Jaffery|William J. Locke
This impertinently, carefully-observed constitution of the English tears my republican toga into shreds, as day follows day.Saunterings in and about London|Max Schlesinger
Besides, I had seen a boy or two who had surveyed me impertinently, and whom I took leave to stare down.Charles Auchester, Volume 1 of 2|Elizabeth Sheppard