HyperDic: impertinence

English > 3 senses of the word impertinence:
NOUNcommunicationimpertinence, impudence, cheekan impudent / impudent statement
attributeimpertinence, crust, gall, impudence, insolence, cheekiness, freshnessthe trait of being rude and impertinent
attributeimpertinence, perkiness, pertness, sauciness, archnessinappropriate playfulness
English > impertinence: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn impudent / impudent statement.
Synonymsimpudence, cheek
Broaderdisrespect, discourtesyAn expression / expression of lack of respect
Spanishdescaro, desfachatez, desvergüenza, frescura, impertinencia, impudencia
English > impertinence: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties.
Synonymscrust, gall, impudence, insolence, cheekiness, freshness
Narrowerchutzpa, chutzpah, hutzpah(Yiddish) unbelievable gall
Broaderdiscourtesy, rudenessA manner that is rude and insulting
Spanishatrevimiento, descaro, desvergüenza, impertinencia, insolencia, procacidad
Catalanbarra, descaradura, impertinència, insolència
Adjectivesimpertinentimproperly forward or bold
English > impertinence: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaninginappropriate playfulness.
Synonymsperkiness, pertness, sauciness, archness
Broaderplayfulness, funA disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement
Spanishdescaro, desparpajo, frescura
Adjectivesimpertinentcharacterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality

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