toggle menu
1000+ books
Go to Book

used in The Brothers Karamazov

3 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
rude or improperly bold — especially toward someone more respected
  • Impertinent old man!
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (4% in)
  • Why, that's impertinence—that's what it is."
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (7% in)
  • You forgive my impertinence?" he cried, looking at them with a good-nature that was almost surprising.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (34% in)

There are no more uses of "impertinent" in The Brothers Karamazov.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list —®