Meaning of “impertinent” in the English Dictionary

"impertinent" in British English

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impertinentadjective

uk /ɪmˈpɜː.tɪ.nənt/ us /ɪmˈpɝː.t̬ən.ənt/
impertinently
adverb uk /ɪmˈpɜː.tɪ.nənt.li/ us /ɪmˈpɝː.t̬ən.ənt.li/
impertinence
noun [ C or U ] uk /ɪmˈpɜː.tɪ.nəns/ us /ɪmˈpɝː.t̬ən.əns/

She even had the impertinence to lecture Loretta on the importance of hygiene.

(Definition of “impertinent” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"impertinent" in American English

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impertinentadjective

us /ɪmˈpɜr·tən·ənt/

not showing enough respect; rude:

Don’t be impertinent – you’re in no position to tell your boss what to do.

(Definition of “impertinent” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)