HyperDic: impertinent

English > 3 senses of the word impertinent:
ADJECTIVEallimpertinent, irreverent, pert, saucycharacterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
allimpertinent, extraneous, immaterial, orthogonalnot pertinent to the matter under consideration / consideration
allimpertinent, fresh, impudent, overbold, smart, saucy, sassy, wiseimproperly forward or bold
impertinent > pronunciation
Soundsihmper'tahnahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > impertinent: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality.
Synonymsirreverent, pert, saucy
BroaderspiritedDisplaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
Spanishdescarado, fresco, impertinente, insolente
Catalandescarat, fresc, impertinent, insolent
Nounsimpertinenceinappropriate playfulness
English > impertinent: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot pertinent to the matter under consideration / consideration.
Example "mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point"
Synonymsextraneous, immaterial, orthogonal
BroaderirrelevantHaving no bearing on or connection with the subject / subject / subject at issue
Spanishinmaterial, irrelevante, ortogonal
Catalanestrany, irrellevant
English > impertinent: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningimproperly forward or bold.
Example "impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"
Synonymsfresh, impudent, overbold, smart, saucy, sassy, wise
BroaderforwardUsed of temperament or behavior
Spanishdescarado, fresco, impertinente, impudente, insolente, irrespetuosa, irrespetuoso
Catalandescarat, fresc, impertinent, impudent, insolent
Nounsimpertinencethe trait of being rude and impertinent
Adverbsimpertinentlyin an impudent or impertinent manner

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