Impertinence - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪmˈpɜːrtnəns|  American pronunciation of the word impertinence
Brit.  |ɪmˈpɜːt(ə)nəns ɪmˈpɜːtɪnəns|  British pronunciation of the word impertinence


- an impudent statement (syn: cheek, impudence)
- the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties (syn: crust, freshness, gall, impudence, insolence)
- inappropriate playfulness (syn: archness, perkiness, pertness)

Extra examples

...a disciplinarian of the old school, he refused to tolerate any impertinence from his children...

...the impertinence of deliberately ignoring waiting customers while they finished their conversation...

He had the impertinence to demand a raise.

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