Impertinent meaning

ĭm-pûr'tn-ənt
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The definition of impertinent is someone or something who is rude, disrespectful or does or says something that does not relate to the current conversation.

An example of impertinent behavior is interrupting when someone else is talking.

An example of impertinent is the mention of how much a person earns when a group is discussing the next steps of a project.

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An impertinent individual.
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Not showing proper respect or manners; insolent; impudent.
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Irrelevant (opposite of pertinent)
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Exceeding the limits of propriety or good manners; improperly forward or bold.

Scolded the impertinent child for talking rudely.

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Not pertinent.
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Not pertinent or suitable.
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Origin of impertinent

Middle English irrelevant from Old French from Late Latin impertinēns impertinent- Latin in- not in–1 Latin pertinēns pertinent pertinent