im·​per·​ti·​nen·​cy (ˌ)im-ˈpər-tə-nən(t)-sē How to pronounce impertinency (audio)
plural impertinencies

Examples of impertinency in a Sentence

the shameless impertinency of the teenagers at the beach

Word History

First Known Use

1589, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of impertinency was in 1589

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Cite this Entry

“Impertinency.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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