Examples of irreverent in a Sentence
He has a delightfully irreverent sense of humor.
irreverent behavior during church services
Recent Examples of irreverent from the Web
The coins turn out to have a lancing, irreverent personality.
The irreverent and honest Blanche McCrary Boyd is back with Tomb of the Unknown Racist (Counterpoint), her first novel in two decades and the last of her trilogy about family secrets, race, and the struggle for the truth.
Gardner usually comes back to KC during the summer and holidays to visit her family (which also includes younger brother Ty Gardner, who is well-known to KU basketball fans as the mastermind behind the irreverent Twitter account Fake Jeff Withey).
That’s the level of satire in a lowbrow comedy so irreverent it could almost be considered a subversive indictment of law enforcement, not to mention lowbrow humor.
Since arriving in Baltimore over a decade ago from upstate New York, the musician and comedian Ed Schrader has made a name for himself as an irreverent and multifaceted performer eager to delve into the absurd.
The maker of the irreverent card game is on Elston Avenue in the Logan Square community area, across the Chicago River from Lincoln Yards, Sterling Bay’s more than 70-acre riverfront site near Lincoln Park and Bucktown.
Killing Eve, which like Fleabag is mostly set in London, has the same irreverent sense of humor and the same intense exploration of the psychology of its lead characters.
Savage, on the other hand, was totally unpredictable and could be irreverent at times.
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IRREVERENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of irreverent for English Language Learners
: having or showing a lack of respect for someone or something that is usually treated with respect : treating someone or something in a way that is not serious or respectful
IRREVERENT Defined for Kids
Definition of irreverent for Students
- “It seems irreverent, like running in a church.”
- —Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Avonlea
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