Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

impertinent

adjective
     
im‧per‧ti‧nent
rude and not respectful, especially to someone who is older or more important [= cheeky]:
He was always asking impertinent questions.
You are an impertinent young woman.
impertinently adverb
impertinence noun [uncountable]

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary