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Well, nothing except hard feelings from impertinent comments made by bewigged egocentrics with fiery tempers.

Edmund is now 4, and is a giggly, sociable, nosy, occasionally impertinent boy.

Yes, Paul brought it up in a way that was impertinent and likely a political ploy.

But uncomfortable —and arguably impertinent—questions are now fair game.

In fact, I think it's rather impertinent of you to raise the question, don't you?

Of course, she should not have minded so keenly the foolish talk of an impertinent and unkind girl.

As you will see, I was unable to end my letter without a touch of impertinent irony, which proved how much in love I still was.

He delivered to the Secretary of State a note abusive and impertinent beyond all example and all endurance.

They are as impertinent as those people who stop you only to bore you; but the former are perhaps less irksome.

She was a little impertinent, the Duchess thought, decidedly aggressive, and not witty enough to carry it off.


On this page you'll find 103 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to impertinent, such as: arrogant, brash, brassy, brazen, contumelious, and discourteous.

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