The Alternative English Dictionary: imperence

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Entry definition

noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) impertinence
    • 1837, , The Pickwick Papers 'Don't go away, Mary,' said the black-eyed man. 'Let me alone, imperence,' said the young lady.
    • 1852, , Men's Wives "Augustus, show this imperence to the door; and if he tries to come in again, call a policeman: do you hear?"

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