Impertinent

Definition of Impertinent

Im`per´ti`nent
a.1.Not pertinent; not pertaining to the matter in hand; having no bearing on the subject; not to the point; irrelevant; inapplicable.
Things that are impertinent to us.
- Tillotson.
How impertinent that grief was which served no end!
- Jer. Taylor.
2.Contrary to, or offending against, the rules of propriety or good breeding; guilty of, or prone to, rude, unbecoming, or uncivil words or actions; as, an impertient coxcomb; an impertient remark.
3.Trifing; inattentive; frivolous.
n.1.An impertinent person.

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