Would it be impertinent of me to offer some advice to you and your readers?
In fact, a few seconds after the impertinent question was asked, William handed the child back to its parents.
We celebrated by getting the editor and founder, Tina Brown, to answer some impertinent questions.
Well, nothing except hard feelings from impertinent comments made by bewigged egocentrics with fiery tempers.
Yes, Paul brought it up in a way that was impertinent and likely a political ploy.
"I think it's impertinent, to say the least," he replied guardedly.
"None of your impertinent insinuations, you young rascal," said Mr. Davis, hotly.
"There was no reason why he should be impertinent," Roy blazed.
impertinent curiosity, by the way, we rarely meet with in France.
The impertinent chap had the nerve to take my machine, and I need it, too.
late 14c., "unconnected, unrelated, not to the point," from Old French impertinent (14c.) or directly from Late Latin impertinentem (nominative impertinens) "not belonging," literally "not to the point," from assimilated form of Latin in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + pertinens (see pertinent). Sense of "rudely bold" is 1680s, from earlier sense of "not appropriate to the situation," probably modeled on similar use in French, especially by Molière, from notion of meddling with what is beyond one's proper sphere.