impertinent: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (im-pûr'tn-unt), [key]
— adj.
  1. intrusive or presumptuous, as persons or their actions; insolently rude; uncivil: a brash, impertinent youth.
  2. not pertinent or relevant; irrelevant: an impertinent detail.
  3. inappropriate, incongruous, or absurd.
  4. (of persons) trivial, silly, or absurd.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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