impertinence: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (im-pûr'tn-uns), [key]
— n.
  1. unmannerly intrusion or presumption; insolence.
  2. impertinent quality or action.
  3. something impertinent, as an act or statement.
  4. an impertinent person.
  5. irrelevance, inappropriateness, or absurdity.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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