ir·​re·​proach·​able | \ ˌir-i-ˈprō-chə-bəl How to pronounce irreproachable (audio) \

Definition of irreproachable

: not reproachable : blameless, impeccable irreproachable conduct

Other Words from irreproachable

irreproachability \ ˌir-​i-​ˌprō-​chə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce irreproachable (audio) \ noun
irreproachableness \ ˌir-​i-​ˈprō-​chə-​bəl-​nəs How to pronounce irreproachable (audio) \ noun
irreproachably \ ˌir-​i-​ˈprō-​chə-​blē How to pronounce irreproachable (audio) \ adverb

Examples of irreproachable in a Sentence

His conduct as a police officer was irreproachable. the captain of the force is a police officer of absolutely irreproachable character
Recent Examples on the Web To be sure, a few some may complain, not without just cause, that sections play more like hagiography than biography, and question whether its subject could really be such an irreproachable Mr. Nice Guy. Joe Leydon, Variety, 15 Mar. 2022 What most intrigued him about these do-gooders’ overnight stardom was that the general populace and institutions alike demanded that the man or woman of the hour have an exemplary past and be striving for an equally irreproachable future. Los Angeles Times, 14 Jan. 2022 The brief was clear from the outset: The queen’s consort should be impeccable yet unassuming, irreproachable in style without drawing your eye away from one of the richest, and certainly the most famous, women on earth. New York Times, 12 Apr. 2021 Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is Senator Ted Cruz of Texas: ideologically irreproachable, as far as her party’s base is concerned, but encountering some difficulty attracting a broader coalition. Nick Corasaniti, New York Times, 11 Mar. 2020 Their timing is precise and their motives are irreproachable. Susanna Lee, Quartz, 7 June 2019 Nor does the book try to preëmpt doubt or blame by emphasizing the author’s irreproachable state of mental and physical health before misfortune struck. Lidija Haas, The New Yorker, 17 June 2014 Maintaining the happy delusion that America’s forces are ideal and irreproachable makes that easier. The Economist, 28 Oct. 2017 There seemed something quiet and irreproachable about this neighborhood above it all. Jason Horowitz, New York Times, 1 June 2017 See More

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First Known Use of irreproachable

1634, in the meaning defined above

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ir·​re·​proach·​able | \ ˌir-i-ˈprō-chə-bəl How to pronounce irreproachable (audio) \

Kids Definition of irreproachable

: not deserving of criticism : without fault irreproachable manners

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