Definition of 'impertinent'
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It seems impertinent to talk of successors while such a great cricketer is still in harness. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It gave me the chance to march up to people and ask impertinent questions. Times, Sunday Times (2012)At the very least that sometimes means asking impertinent questions. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Not a civil servant in their houses, asking all sorts of impertinent questions. The Sun (2010)You keep asking impertinent questions: do you have a better health plan than the rest of us? Times, Sunday Times (2012)It seems impertinent to say it of so great a player, but it remains a work in progress. Times, Sunday Times (2014)As impertinent questions go,'have you had a facelift? Times, Sunday Times (2011)There were complaints about my inability to join in, my tendency to ask impertinent questions, my failure to memorise my times tables. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Driving was impertinent enough to ask how much they cost, and when we couldn't pin down a manufacturer we took soundings from supercar dealers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It would be rather impertinent for me to come into their lives at the ages they are now and consider myself in that role,' she says. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'impertinent'
British English: impertinent ADJECTIVE
If someone talks or behaves in a rather impolite and disrespectful way, you can say that they are being impertinent.
Would it be impertinent to ask where exactly you were?
Definition of impertinent from the Collins English Dictionary
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