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Noun: impertinence  im'pur-tu-nun(t)s or im'purt-nun(t)s
  1. An impudent statement
    - impudence, cheek, sauce [Brit]
  2. The trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
    - crust, gall, impudence, insolence, cheekiness, freshness
  3. Inappropriate playfulness
    - perkiness, pertness, sauciness, archness

Derived forms: impertinences

Type of: discourtesy, disrespect, fun, playfulness, rudeness