impertinent

(redirected from impertinence)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

impertinent

adjective
Medspeak
Not pertinent; irrelevant.
 
Vox populi
Cheeky, rude.

impertinent

adjective Not pertinent; irrelevant
References in periodicals archive ?
"She naturally embodies the spirit of the Givenchy woman with impertinence, generosity and a lightning wit -- all cloaked in a touch of mystery."
A Grammy award-winning performer, songwriter, and singer, she naturally embodies the spirit of the Givenchy woman with impertinence, generosity and a lightning wit--all cloaked in a touch of mystery," it said.
Finally, it occurs to me that this letter might seem an impertinence coming from a visitor with little or no knowledge of your local affairs.
The party's information bureau alleged there was an attempt to incite the public against the Institution of Malay Rulers, and that it signalled a 'creeping culture of impertinence' towards the monarchy.
"The ruling elites need the article and more outrageous impertinence because Scotland Yard's investigation will take months.
The minister, in a statement issued here Sunday, wondered as to how a person who was responsible for inculcating negative behaviours like impertinence, depravity and insolence in the society could have the audacity to talk about morals?
Young teens will enjoy her impertinence and determination, and may not even notice that they are learning a little bit about the Sacco and Vanzetti trial and the 1928 presidential election, as well as the stock market crash of 1929.
The article reports that Mrs Beckham was outraged by "the impertinence of the bureaucrats in Brussels".
WPC has taken serious notice of the growing disrespect, intolerance and impertinence amongst men and women in the country, especially on media and places of high order that should actually be demonstrating role model-ship for the people of Pakistan.
Only Sheila (Katherine Jack) seems to see the error of the family ways - which confuses her father more than Goole's "impertinence".
How come you couldn't get any money?' [...] And we became the best of friends because I had the impertinence to talk back to him.
She also said it was an "impertinence and an outrage".