adjective ir·rel·e·vant \-vənt\

: not important or relating to what is being discussed right now : not relevant

Full Definition of IRRELEVANT

:  not relevant :  inapplicable <that statement is irrelevant to your argument>
ir·rel·e·vant·ly adverb

Examples of IRRELEVANT

  1. His comment is completely irrelevant.
  2. <irrelevant questions that merely disrupted the classroom lesson>

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IRRELEVANT Defined for Kids


adjective ir·rel·e·vant \i-ˈre-lə-vənt\

Definition of IRRELEVANT for Kids

:  having no importance or relation to what is being considered <What's that got to do with it? That's irrelevant.>


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