Definition of impertinently in English:



  • See impertinent

    • ‘The roof came off years ago (to save rates), and a sycamore tree has impertinently taken root in its front room.’
    • ‘But that is to suggest impertinently that teenagers do not have minds of their own.’
    • ‘Well, actually, in the interests of accuracy that should read ‘in the direction of’ as the Austrian Alps appear to have placed themselves, rather impertinently in my opinion, across the line of my intended route.’
    • ‘Henry VIII, while somewhat impertinently nurturing his own little spiky number, attempted to ban beards as part of his break with the Pope.’
    • ‘You were given a direct order that you denied impertinently, and that cannot be tolerated!’