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Synonyms for impertinent

Synonyms for impertinent

Synonyms for impertinent

characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality

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not pertinent to the matter under consideration

improperly forward or bold

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There, you low blackguard, that will teach you to be impertinent to a lady.
In transcribing his notes and fortifying their claim to attention by giving them something of an orderly arrangement, I have conscientiously refrained from embellishing them with such small ornaments of diction as I may have felt myself able to bestow, which would not only have been impertinent, even if pleasing, but would have given me a somewhat closer relation to the work than I should care to have and to avow.
I was not going to stand there to expose my tortured feelings to the insolent laughter and impertinent curiosity of a fellow like that.
I might pass for a madman or an impertinent fool - even she might be offended at such an interruption, or at least might tell me it was now too late.
Poor Geppetto kept cutting it and cutting it, but the more he cut, the longer grew that impertinent nose.
As to what he urged on this occasion, as I am convinced most of my readers will be much abler advocates for poor Jones, it would be impertinent to relate it.
If indeed the course which I steer is a harmless one," he continued, with a strange new glitter in his eyes, "then you are an impertinent stranger to whom my doors cannot any longer be open.
I don't see, really, what there was impertinent about that," she sighed.
Even Mr Dennis, who was not at all particular on the score of gravity or dignity, and who had a great relish for his young friend's eccentric humours, took occasion to remonstrate with him on this imprudent behaviour, which he held to be a species of suicide, tantamount to a man's working himself off without being overtaken by the law, than which he could imagine nothing more ridiculous or impertinent.
In view of a recent happening in the Church of England the impression was made by certain reports that it was acceptable for the Archbishop of Canterbury not to have offered advice, and that it would be impertinent on the part of the bench of Bishops of one diocese to criticise a decision made in another.
She cared not a rap for all the big planets, For Betelgeuse or Aldebaran, And all the big planets cared nothing for her, That small impertinent charlatan, As she climbed on a Kentish stile in the moonlight, And laughed at the sky through the sticks of her fan.
All in rhyme and accompanied by bright illustrations, the tale is of a young girl who is being followed by a cheeky, impertinent virus monster that is set to ensnare her and make her sick.
NNA - Baseel's speech at the cabinet is deemed politically impertinent while replete with disrespect and lack of astuteness, minister of the Environment Mohammad Machnouk, said in a press release today.
Jean Campbell Collen 'This ban is impertinent and in my view in breach of human rights.
First published in the US, "How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are: Love, Style, and Bad Habits," is a humorous book of attitudes and tips, at once pertinent and impertinent, for all women who want to understand what makes French women so unique and irresistible.