impertinent

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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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He was none of your flippant young fellows, who would call for a tankard of mulled ale, and make themselves as much at home as if they had ordered a hogshead of wine; none of your audacious young swaggerers, who would even penetrate into the bar--that solemn sanctuary--and, smiting old John upon the back, inquire if there was never a pretty girl in the house, and where he hid his little chambermaids, with a hundred other impertinences of that nature; none of your free-and-easy companions, who would scrape their boots upon the firedogs in the common room, and be not at all particular on the subject of spittoons; none of your unconscionable blades, requiring impossible chops, and taking unheard-of pickles for granted.
How, after interminable attendance and correspondence, after infinite impertinences, ignorances, and insults, my lords made a Minute, number three thousand four hundred and seventy-two, allowing the culprit to make certain trials of his invention at his own expense.
How there were more years; more impertinences, ignorances, and insults.
But these impertinences were speedily checked by the evidence of the surgeon, and the testimony of the beadle; the former of whom had always opened the body and found nothing inside (which was very probable indeed), and the latter of whom invariably swore whatever the parish wanted; which was very self-devotional.
Le mardi, la commission legislation et droits de l'Homme de la chambre des conseillers, devait entamer un examen de cette loi qui continue d'etre decriee, notamment par la societe civile pour ses impertinences et lacunes.