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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Given to insolent rudeness.

Usage examples (34)
  • When griefs are genuine, I find, there is nothing more vacuous, more burdensome, or even more impertinent, than letters of consolation.
  • Belfield, with great indignation, demanded what he meant by the term impertinent fellow; and Sir Robert yet more insolently repeated it:
  • But how malicious and impertinent is this creature to talk to me in such
  • True; and how much more impertinent is it to give your advice when you can know nothing about the truth, and admit you could not inquire into it. for more
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