IMPERTINENT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of impertinent
Definition:
a. improperly forward or bold; rude
Example:
His neighbors' impertinent curiosity about his lack of dates angered Ted; it was downright rude of them to ask him such personal questions.
Sentence in Classic:
After waiting here some time, he was joined by that young gentleman, who had prudently abstained from showing himself until he had looked carefully abroad from a snug retreat, and ascertained that his new friend had not been followed by any impertinent person.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
When he climbed into the buggy and took the reins from her and threw her some impertinent remark, she felt young and gay and attractive again, for all her worries and her increasing bulk.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Fill thy cup, and welcome; and do not, I pray thee, by further impertinent enquiries, put me to show that thou couldst hardly have made good thy lodging had I been earnest to oppose thee.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
She thought him insipid, silly, stupid, useless, foppish, displeasing, impertinent, and extremely ugly.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
When Carol was touched by the desire for heroism in Raymie and tried tactfully to express it, Vida made her feel like an impertinent child.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
He has a very satirical eye, and if I do not begin by being impertinent myself, I shall soon grow afraid of him.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
She saw with maternal complacency all the impertinent encroachments and mischievous tricks to which her cousins submitted.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
I was saucy and impertinent to him, Leo, like you are with people sometimes, and I wish somebody had made me behave.
My Antonia By Willa Cather Context
While waiting, the occupant of the carriage surveyed the house, the garden as far as he could distinguish it, and the livery of servants who passed to and fro, with an attention so close as to be somewhat impertinent.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
He deemed all such inquiries on the part of a slave improper and impertinent, and evidence of a restless spirit.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass Context